Through the National Broadband Program (NBP), government agencies can avail Internet service at P50 per Mbps of Internet bandwidth per month compared to the current P350, the DICT said.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson said there is no other time than now to roll out the National ID system which was signed into law nearly two years ago. He also said more investment on R&D would provide the country with the tools to fight infectious diseases like Covid-19.
The DND is seeking P6.856 million for an Armed Forces of the Philippines Cyberspace Simulation Center.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson introduced an amendment to Senate Bill 1636, the proposed Lifetime Cellphone Number Act, seeking to remove the interconnectivity fee or charge imposed by telcos on mobile phone subscribers for domestic calls and SMS (text) messages.