The Senate committee on public services headed by Sen. Grace Poe will scrutinize the policy of telecommunications companies imposing expiry dates on call, text, and data cards and forfeiting load credits.
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The Senate adopted on Monday, Dec. 14, Senate Resolution 596 asking the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to immediately suspend the implementation of cashless transactions on tollways.
At the last Senate hearing, Sen. Grace Poe questioned Dito Telecommunity for rolling out services mainly in the NCR instead of barangays in unserved and underserved areas.
Under the 2021 General Appropriations Bill, the DICT was allocated only P902 million for the broadband project.
Sen. Grace Poe has urged the Department of Education (DepEd) to heighten crucial partnerships with telcos and the private sector to enable indigent learners to
Lawmakers are calling on local telcos to find a way to speed up the slow Internet speed in the provinces with the opening for public schools fast approaching on Oct. 5.
Sen. Grace Poe has asked government regulators and telcos to reconcile their inconsistent data on the number of cell towers in order to have a clear basis for ramping up efforts to boost connectivity in the country.
Under the bill filed by Sen. Grace Poe, interoperability or the capacity of government altogether to operate online in a standardized manner will be implemented.