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Gov’to help ICT sector attain $50-B goal by ’16

THE government early this week launched an initiative to spur the country’s information and communication technology (ICT) sector and help it attain its goal to grow to a “$50-billion industry by 2016.”

Posted: December 8th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

The proposed DICT: Is there really a need for one?

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Senate Bill S. No. 2546, which seeks to establish a separate Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) in the country, continues to generate intense debates in both the private and public sectors. First filed in August 2008, the bill seeks to achieve a number of specific goals—23 to be exact. These can be conveniently collapsed into three major objectives:

Posted: August 20th, 2012 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

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