DEPARTMENT of Information and Communications Technology (DICT)
Undersecretary Eliseo Rio Jr. (right) bares the department’s priority programs and projects during the Media Forum at the National Press Club in Intramuros, Manila. These projects include the operation of a third telco, the common tower initiative, the proposed new election automation system, and free Internet connectivity in selected public places across the country. These projects aim to accelerate government efforts in enhancing Internet accessibility for Filipinos to boost economic, social and educational opportunities. Also in photo is NPC president Rolly “Lakay” Gonzalo.