State think tank Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) said both national and local governments should adopt smart solutions and invest in emerging technologies to deal with risks such as climate change, natural hazards, and the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Sen. Joel Villanueva has lamented the decision of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to reject the request of NEDA to allocate P300 million for the Innovation Fund.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson made the statement after DICT Gregorio Honasan II remarked in his agency’s budget hearing in Congress that the country’s Internet speed is “not so bad” at 3 to 7Mbps.
Acting socio-economic planning secretary and NEDA chief Karl Kendrick Chua said the government must be the one to provide the direction and impetus for innovation to prosper.
Smartphone chip manufacturer MediaTek has introduced its new T750 5G chipset that will power upcoming fixed wireless access routers (FWA) and mobile hotspots. It features a 7nm compact design, 5G radio, and a quad-core Arm CPU.
Sen. Risa Hontiveros has called for an “immediate” Senate hearing to probe the agreement that allows new telco Dito Telecommunity to set up equipment and facilities within the military bases of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in the country.
Defense secretary Delfin Lorenzana should rescind the deal that allows China-backed Dito Telecommunity to build cell sites inside Philippine military camps, Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan said.
Sen. Ralph Recto has criticized the government’s approval of the use of military camps as cell site locations for China-backed telco Dito Telecommunity.