In his keynote speech last Wednesday, September 23, Huawei rotating chairman Guo Ping admitted that the company is currently under significant pressure and that they are still assessing the specific impacts of their “difficult situation”.
The national government is urging LGUs to ramp up usage of digital tools and services to better cope with the economic setback brought by the Covid-19 pandemic, even as access to ICT remains riddled with deep-seated problems.
The October approvals were led by Dito Telecommunity Corporation’s P210-billion project as the third major telecom player with its base in Clark Freeport Zone.
Among the notable projects given the green light in August were the infrastructure project of ISOC Asia Telecom Towers that would build 25,000 cellular towers totaling P141.1 billion and the three-phase project of Philippines Fiber Optic Cable Network covering around 60,000 kilometers for an aggregate cost of P134.5 billion.
A recent study by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) revealed that certain policies and regulators have limited the ICT sector from gaining its full potential.
Tabuk City in Kalinga has initiated the installation of an “auto-generated” barangay system that is said to be the first of its kind in the province and probably in the entire Cordillera region.
With the establishment of the Borongan ICT Council recently, an ICT advocate said this development will likely to change the jobs ecosystem in this city.
To support Juniper Networks? plan to further increase their presence in the country, MSI-ECS will market the company?s full range of services — from high-performance networking, security, data center, and cloud solutions.