Posts Tagged Department of Information and Communications Technology

Lacson tells DICT to aim for faster PH internet speed

Robie de Guzman   •   September 17, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Panfilo Lacson, chairman of the Senate committee on national defense and security, on Thursday urged the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) to aim for...

Poe urges DICT, telcos to submit plans for improving internet service

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 9, 2020

Senator Grace Poe is urging the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) and telecommunication companies (Telcos) to submit by July 13 their plan on improving internet service in the...

DICT to launch 20 wifi sites in Basilan

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 29, 2020

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is set to launch 20 free wifi sites in Isabela and Lamitan in Basilan on Tuesday (June 30). DICT Secretary Gregorio B....

DICT warns public vs fake social media pages on SAP

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 26, 2020

The Department of Information and Technology (DICT) has warned the public against fake social media pages that spread misinformation on the government’s Social Amelioration Program (SAP). In a post, the...

DICT to provide teachers with ICT trainings

Maris Federez   •   May 23, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is set to conduct online seminars or ‘webinars’ to teachers under the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Commission...

DICT eyes converting internet cafes into digital classroom, workplace

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 18, 2020

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is planning to convert internet cafes into digital classrooms and workplace amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. As part of the ‘new...

DICT urges LGUs, homeowners associations to ease permit process for faster ICT infra rollouts

Robie de Guzman   •   May 14, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) on Thursday called on local government units (LGU) and homeowners associations (HOA) to ease permitting requirements and procedures to...

DICT warns public vs social engineering attacks

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 27, 2020

The Department of Information, Communications and Technology (DICT) has warned the public against social engineering attacks. In a post, the DICT defined social engineering as “psychologically manipulating people to give...

DICT provides free Wi-Fi access in COVID-19 quarantine, testing centers for patients, frontliners

Robie de Guzman   •   April 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) on Friday said that patients with novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) staying in monitoring and quarantine facilities will now have...

DICT, PNP to launch ‘Kontra Peke’ to combat fake news on COVID-19

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 6, 2020

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) are set to create Task Force COVID Kontra Peke” to prevent the spread of fake news...

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