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President Duterte approves National Broadband Program

On-going Cabinet meeting

By Secretary Manny Piñol
President Rody Duterte has approved the establishment of a National Government Portal and a National Broadband Plan during the 13th Cabinet Meeting in Malacañang today.

After a presentation made by Dept. of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Secretary Rodolfo Salalima, Pres. Duterte emphasized the need for faster communications in the country.
Pres. Duterte earlier said he would like DICT "to develop a national broadband plan to accelerate the deployment of fiber optics cables and wireless technologies to improve internet speed."

The National Broadband Plan would ensure that everyone is given the chance to reap the advantages of high speed Internet.

It also targets
* 80% of barangays to have Internet access through the CeCs of at least 2 Mbps,
* 100% of high schools & 80% of elementary schools to have internet access
* 80% of other public institutions have internet access
* 100% of goverment offices have internet access
* All central business districts to have available download speeds of 20 Mbps
* 80% of households to have access to at least 2 Mbps of broadband connectivity
* Average prices for basic broadband Internet to be reduced by at least 5% annually
* and Investment in infrastructure expansion to increase by at least 10% annually.

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