The PDS Vision: “A digitally empowered, innovative, globally competitive and prosperous society where everyone has reliable, affordable and secure information access in the Philippines
“Community eCenters toward self-reliant Barangays” For the past three years, the Philippine Community eCenters (CeCs) had grouped together and traveled the familiar path to a vision of “A CeC in every Municipality
NEXT WAVE CITIES Next Wave Cities is a Philippine-specific term that identifies ICT hubs beyond Manila, based on criteria such as worker supply, telecom infrastructure and other factors necessary to sustain a local BPO industry
Executive Summary The information technology and business process management (IT-BPM) and global in-house center (GIC) industry in the Philippines has grown at an annual rate of 30 percent over a decade
Digital TV allows broadcasters to send out multiple signals through a single carrier. It allows for clearer, crisper picture quality along with the ability for homes to utilize high-definition televisions. DOST-ICTO is helping prepare the way when the country migrates from to fully digital on 2016.
iGov Philippines is a joint project of DOST-ICTO (NCC & TelOf) and DOST-ASTI that aims to address the basic needs of the government for transparency, efficiency and governance. The Project aims to put relevant mechanisms to implement an interactive, interconnected as well as inter-related applications.
Government agencies and other entities with projected Information Technology resource requirements are required to submit their Information Systems Strategic Plans (ISSP) to serve as basis for rationalizing the allocation of government funds for this purpose. Find out more of the status of various ISSPs
As part of DOST-ICTO’s primary thrusts of Internet for All the DOST-ICTO is initiating the use of TV White Space technology to radically improve the availability of broadband Internet access in the rural countryside as well as enhance data gathering capability of the government’s sensor networks.
The ongoing TV White Space (TVWS) pilot testing in the Philippines is the most extensive in the Asian region
Five (5) Next Wave Cities or cities outside of Metro Manila that have developed the required ecosystem to support the Information and Business Process Management (IT-BPM) industry have moved up in the Tholons Top 100 Outsourcing Destinations Rankings report released last week
The Department of Science and Technology-Information and Communications Technology Office (DOST-ICT Office) has partnered with the ICT industry to implement the ICT Scholarship and Training Program which aims to, among others, provide training in industry-specified areas of specialization in ICT, and increase the size and employability of the country’s ICT talent pool
Usec Louis Casambre (on extreme right) of the DOST- ICT Office, Inducts new officers of ICT Journalists Association of the Philippines (Cyberpress) for 2014
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