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INFOGRAPHIC: Spots in Metro Manila where you can get free Wi-Fi

Jan 24, 2020 - 4:49 PM

Here’s the ultimate cheat sheet to the best places where you can access free Wi-Fi for your work and school needs

Makati to soon get free public WiFi from Globe

Oct 22, 2019 - 6:35 PM

(UPDATED) Globe will provide Internet access to 27 barangay health centers, the University of Makati, the Ospital ng Makati, and city hall

FREE WIFI FOR MAKATIZENS. Makati Mayor Abby Binay and Globe CEO Ernest Cu lead the MOA signing to provide free public WiFi access in the city. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Free Wi-Fi For All Program rolls out in San Juan City

Sep 23, 2019 - 5:44 PM

The Department of Information and Communication Technology chooses San Juan as its pilot city for the Free Wi-Fi for All Program

FREE INTERNET ACCESS. San Juan City residents can now connect to the internet through various Wi-Fi access points in the city. Photo by Janella Paris/Rappler

New law requires free Wi-Fi, free access to clean restrooms in transport terminals

Jun 19, 2019 - 2:48 PM

The measure also orders all land transportation terminals and stations to provide lactation areas and spaces for diaper-changing

Passengers who are going home on their provinces for Holy Week flock the Araneta Center Bus Terminal in Quezon City on April 13, 2019. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

State universities may get P280-million budget for free Wi-Fi

Aug 12, 2018 - 4:15 PM

The funds are under the proposed 2019 budget of the Department of Information and Communications Technology

FREE WI-FI. Students from state colleges and universities like the University of the Philippines are set to have free Wi-Fi access through the 2019 budget. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Senate OKs bill requiring clean toilets, free Wi-Fi in land, RO-RO terminals

Jul 24, 2018 - 7:00 PM

The bill also requires nationwide land transport terminals to provide at least one breastfeeding station for mothers

Hundreds of passengers bound for Visayas and Mindanao for the Holy week break patiently wait for a ride at the Araneta Center Terminal in Quezon City on Sunday, March 25, 2018. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, October 2, 2017

Oct 02, 2017 - 10:55 AM

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Duterte signs law providing free internet in public places

Aug 03, 2017 - 8:57 AM

Republic Act 10929 requires public places like hospitals transport terminals and government offices to provide free internet in main congregation points

DICT assures sustained push for 3 big projects at grand event

Jun 24, 2017 - 12:54 PM

Ongoing projects – Pipol Konek the National Broadband Plan and the National Government Portal – star at big launch hosted by the Department of Information and Communications Technology

Free WiFi in public places soon to be a law

May 16, 2017 - 12:59 PM

The Senate and the House of Representatives have agreed on the final version of the proposed measure

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Free wifi sa Antipolo City inilunsad

Oct 30, 2015 - 12:09 PM

PRESS RELEASE Antipolo City partners with BC Net Incorporated to provide free wifi in public areas

Smart-Uber team-up brings in-car Wifi to ridesharing service

Sep 09, 2015 - 1:01 AM

The team up s free Wifi initiative will first occur with select Uber Black vehicles rolling out to other Uber vehicles in the coming months

SMART AND UBER. Screen shot from http://smart.com.ph/pages/uber

Prioritize free Wi-Fi in hospitals, airports, trains – Recto

Jul 26, 2015 - 3:00 PM

Recto said free Wi Fi access in major government hospitals is important so that the sick and those take care or treat them can have a lifeline they can use to call a friend

'Slow but open' PH Internet focus of global summit

Mar 24, 2015 - 8:47 PM

Civil society leaders tech experts NGOs lawyers and governments gather in the Philippines to discuss privacy surveillance and free expression online

INTERNET FREEDOM. RightsCon Southeast Asia, a global conference on digital rights, opens in Manila on Tuesday, March 24. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

Senate recommends P3B fund for free public WiFi in PH

Nov 21, 2014 - 2:44 PM

The DOST has identified 50 872 free Wi Fi spots nationwide

MORE WI-FI SPOTS. The Senate has recommended wider access to WiFi spots in the country. File photo by Michael Josh Villanueva