PH internet speed ranking improved in June

THE country’s continued improvement of its internet speed is seen to aid in its inclusion in the international digital economy. The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said the Philippines’ internet speed rankings for both fixed broadband and mobile internet continued its upturn last June, according to the latest figures released by the global […]

PLDT, Smart secures 22,000 permits amid network expansion

PLDT Inc. and its wireless arm Smart Communications, Inc. said that it has secured 22,000 fixed and wireless permits since the government fast-tracked approvals last year.  Local government units have been speeding up permit processing for projects aimed at improving telecommunications infrastructure.  PLDT in a statement Friday said that the faster approvals helped improve internet […]

Global Internet of People Inc. Posts Robust 2020 Business Growth

SHANGHAI, May 7, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Global Internet of People, Inc. (NASDAQ:SDH), an operator of a knowledge sharing and enterprise service platform via mobile application and through local centers in China, is one of the few knowledge-sharing platform companies that has reported robust business performance in the past year. The company has posted strong growth and generated […]

Investigation underway after corruption allegations against WiFi contractor

THE Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said Monday that it is set to investigate corruption allegations against SpeedCast International Ltd, a Hong Kong-based firm tapped to implement the government’s free internet connectivity project. The announcement, in a statement issued late Monday, comes after the President’s spokesman Herminio L. Roque, Jr. asked the DICT […]

PH fixed broadband internet speed continues to surge in March

THE Philippines’ fixed broadband average download speed continued its surge for March 2021, according to the Ookla Speedtest Global Index report. The country registered 7.79 Mbps, or a 20.25 percent increase in speed from the recorded 38.46 Mbps in February, jumping to 46.25 Mbps for this month. “The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) […]

WANKA ONLINE INC. (1762.HK) Recorded a Total Revenue of RMB1,726.75 million in 2020, Android Ecological Construction Has Achieved Remarkable Results

HONG KONG, Mar 29, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – WANKA ONLINE INC. (Stock Code: 1762.HK) announced the consolidated annual results for the year ended 31 December 2020 (the “Reporting Period”) on 26 March. Despite the harsh environment affected by the COVID-19 epidemic, WANKA ONLINE stand with the participants of Android ecology, the Company […]

Senate bill mandates refund for internet service disruptions

A SENATOR has filed a bill requiring telecommunication companies and internet service providers to give a refund for service disruptions. These service interruptions affect business and commercial transactions, online classes and even Senate hearings, said Senator Manuel M. Lapid, who filed Senate Bill 2092. The measure will amend the Public Telecommunications Policy Act of the […]

Gov’t to exert more pressure on telcos — Roque

THE national government will exert more pressure on telecommunications firms to improve their services, Malacañang said on Tuesday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry L. Roque, Jr. said President Rodrigo R. Duterte had agreed with the recommendation of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) that telco companies should continue to “shape up” to improve the internet […]

Messaging apps Regain Control and Privacy with PunkPanda

LONDON, Jan 20, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – PunkPanda, a UK-based technology startup, has launched a series of products to help Internet users and businesses reduce the risks of digitizing by providing military-grade encryption and all-around security. PunkPanda co-founder Matthew Connelly is creating a platform where people can communicate securely without worrying about privacy or […]