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DICT deploys satellite broadband in 438 remote areas in 6 provinces

The deployment of the VSATs were made in the provinces of Benguet, Kalinga, Ifugao, Ilocos Norte, Quezon, and Pangasinan.

Contractors of DICT’s VSAT project eye court case against Rio

Ex-DICT undersecretary Eliseo Rio Jr. said, however, that he was questioning the processes of DICT and not the track record and integrity of the private suppliers.

Rio scoffs at claim of DICT that VSAT provides ‘cheaper, faster’ Internet access

Former DICT undersecretary Eliseo Rio Jr. refuted on Tuesday, June 1, the statement of the DICT claiming that Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) technology provides cheaper and faster Internet to remote areas of the country.

Ex-usec Rio hits DICT’s satellite Internet contracts worth P466M

Despite the huge budget totaling almost half a billion pesos, former DICT undersecretary Eliseo Rio Jr. pointed out that the project is for 1,035 sites only and will run for just a period of five months.

DICT to deploy free Wi-Fi via VSAT to remote Mindanao islands

The DICT said it will also provide desktop computer packages to the LGUs and schools in the Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi (BASULTA) area.

Smart taps Cignal to bring VSAT broadband to remote areas in PH

Smart will be utilizing Cignal’s VSAT technology as a broadband backhaul in areas that are difficult to reach through land-based networks.

DICT sets up VSAT for provisional Internet link in Catanduanes

National and local government officials conducted a press briefing in Virac, Catanduanes on Thursday, Nov. 5, using Internet connectivity provided by the DICT’s flyaway very-small-aperture terminal (VSAT).

Solon urges DepEd to tap BGANs, VSATs for online learning

The satellite-based wireless technologies were deployed in previous years by the Comelec in far-flung and mountainous areas to transmit poll results.
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