Friday, September 22, 2023
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satellite internet

Tech firms to provide satellite connection to Comelec offices in Mindanao

Content connectivity solutions firm SES and satellite communications provider We Are IT (WIT) have signed a partnership to deliver connectivity services via the SES-9 satellite to 43 offices of the Comelec.

PH startup makes bold bid to provide satellite-based Internet to remote areas

Local tech startup Quicksilver Satcom Ventures — funded by social impact venture capital fund Ignite Impact Fund — is seeking to increase Internet penetration in far-flung and underserved areas in the country through the use of satellite technology.

DICT seeks more satellite Internet providers as Starlink gets go signal

The Philippines is set to be the first country in Southeast Asia to avail the services of Starlink broadband service which provides a low-Earth orbit satellite system designed to deliver broadband Internet connectivity with speeds between 100 to 200 Megabits per second (Mbps).

Cisco deploys satellite-powered vehicle to provide WiFi in ‘Odette’-hit areas

The Cisco Konektado Strategic Emergency Response Vehicle (SERV) was able to provide Internet accessibility to the typhoon victims in Bohol and Cebu by aggregating existing cellular signals through a satellite.

PH space agency to test UK firm’s low-earth orbit satellite Internet service

The Philippine Space Agency (PhilSA) said on Thursday, Feb. 2, that it has accepted the proposal of United Kingdom-based firm OneWeb to test their satellite Internet services in select remote and rural areas across the country.

IRR for EO on satellite Internet access cited for ‘good provisions’

Independent ICT policy researcher Grace Mirandilla-Santos said the IRR contains some very good provisions that underline the important role of satellite in the digital infrastructure ecosystem.

Bill filed in Senate seeking to develop satellite-based Internet access

Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian said the bill seeks to improve Internet access in the country by encouraging the entry of new satellite technologies to provide services to those either unserved or underserved areas.
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