Students, teachers, barangay officials, farmers and other sectoral groups joined the Internet Media and Information Literacy Training conducted by the Department of Information and Communications Technology(DICT) last August 23, 2017 at the Training Center.
The “Pipol Konek” is part of the Juan Konek Free Public Wi-Fi Project is a government project of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) that aims to provide free broadband Internet access to 1 municipalities, and cities nationwide. Its goal is to make Internet access available for all Filipinos to accelerate economic, social and educational opportunities.(DICT)
Directly in line with the “Internet For All” thrust identified in the Philippine Digital Strategy 2011-2016, the Juan Konek Free Wi-Fi Internet Access in Public Places Project aims to close the Digital Divide.(DICT)
Free Public Wi-Fi will be made available in public plazas and parks; public libraries, schools, colleges and universities; rural health units and government hospitals; train stations, airports, and seaports; and national and local government offices.(DICT)