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PH Startup Week

DICT Champions Homegrown Startups in PH Startup Week 2022

The Philippine Startup Week 2022 is a week-long event that brought together the local startup community, and highlighted the various sectors and homegrown high-potential startups contributing to the growing Philippine startup ecosystem. With the theme “Homegrown Heroes: Cultivating Future Tech Giants”, this nationwide conference held on 14-18 November 2022 at the Blue Leaf Events Pavilion …

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DICT CLICkConEx Promotes Luzon Islands as Next IT-BPM Hubs

The annual Convergence of Luzon ICT Champions, Conferences, and Exhibitions (CLICkConEx) highlighted the potential of Balanga City and Luzon’s islands for ICT-enabled jobs, opportunities and investments. Co-organized by the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), through the ICT Industry Development Bureau (IIDB), and in partnership with the National ICT Confederation of the Philippines (NICP), …

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Filipino Software Developers

DICT,PSIA Holds SOFTCON PH 2022 for Filipino Software Developers

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), in partnership with the Philippine Software Industry Association (PSIA), co-organized the hybrid Philippine Software Industry Conference or SOFTCON PH 2022: Metaverse Continuum last October 24-26 at the Marriott Grand Ballroom and via Airmeet. With more than 300 delegates, over 30 local and international speakers, and technical hands-on …

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DICT Region IV-A Boost Disaster Response Initiatives with the Wrath of Typhoon Karding

The Department of Information and Communications Technology Region IV-A, as the lead of Emergency Telecommunications Cluster, activated the KonekTawag Center in one of the municipalities within the Polillo Group of Islands that were severely affected by the recent Typhoon Karding. Panukulan, Quezon in the said island group was provided with free internet connectivity and charging …

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DICT Brings ICT Literacy Closer To The Manide Tribe

65 Indigenous People (IPs) from the Manide Tribe in Camarines Norte, Bicol learned the fundamentals of computer technology concepts, the internet, and primary computer navigation in a training course conducted by the DICT- Technology for Education, Employment, Entrepreneurs, and Economic Development (Tech4ED) Program at the Camarines Norte Provincial Library from August-September 2022. The hands-on face-to-face …

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How Can You Protect Yourself From Text SMS Scams

Protect yourself from scam texts! Huwag maniwala sa text na naglalaman ng inyong pangalan na nag-aalok ng trabaho, pabuya o pera. Ito po ay isang scam. The Department of Information and Communications Technology issues this advisory to warn the public against the circulation of scam messages through SMS. The recipients of such messages should not …

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PH Delegation Calls For Digital Cooperation During UNESCAP Events In Thailand

The Philippine delegation urged partners from the international community for digital cooperation during the Fourth Session of the Committee on Information and Communications Technology, Science, Technology and Innovation held last 30 August to 01 September 2022 in Bangkok, Thailand. Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Chief Ivan John E. Uy was elected as Chairman of said …

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DICT at the ITU Headquarters

DICT Secretary Ivan John Uy and Undersecretary Jocelle Batapa-Sigue met with Secretary-General Houlin Zhao of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in Geneva, Switzerland, last September 14, 2022, to share the Philippines’ digital transformation agenda. The Philippines, led by the DICT, is vying for an ITU council seat for the term 2023-2026. The upcoming re-elections for …

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DICT 10 Launches Free Wi-fi for Six PNP PRO10 Beneficiary Sites

Police Regional Office 10- Wireless Fidelity, also known as Wi-Fi, is now accessible for six PNP PRO10 beneficiary Sites as Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) 10 launched its free Wi-Fi, in coordination with Regional Information and Communications Technology Management Division (RICTMD) held at Multi-Purpose Hall, Camp 1Lt Vicente G Alagar, Lapasan, Cagayan de …

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