The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) announced further progress in the country’s latest push to have a national broadband network.
The DICT said on Friday it had signed an agreement with the province of Pangasinan for free Wi-Fi and the local government’s “provincial broadband network.”
It also signed similar agreements with Baguio City, Zambales and Negros Occidental.
Information and Communications Secretary Gregorio Honasan II said the P18-billion project would spur economic growth and widen internet coverage, especially in areas underserved by private telecommunications companies.
The signing on Friday was part of the first phase of the Nation…
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