Broadband in the Philippines


The broadband internet hearing last January 11, 2011 brought a minor victory where NTC decided to remove the broadband cap in the draft memo. ANC featured a special episode on broadband internet last week where I listed down the demands of the online petition “No to broadband cap, yes to #betterinternet in the Philippines” and Tonyo Cruz presented his position paper.

Here is part 1 of the video.


starts at 2:21

The rest of the videos at ANCalerts youtube channel.

Other stories on #betterinternet

Briefer:

What is Broadband Capping, and Why is it Bad for Filipinos?” by Cocoy

Deal or no Deal?” by The Jester-in-Exile

Telco’s easy way out” by Karen Ang

Limiting your Internet use is good for you” by Liberty Chee

A Student speaks out on Broadband Cap” by adtcruz

On policy:

” A Better Draft memorandum order on Minimum Speed of Broadband Connections” by The Jester-in-Exile

An Open Letter to President Aquino, and the 15th Congress on NTC Broadband Capping by Cocoy”

No to Broadband Cap” By Ria Jose, and is the official position of Mindanao New Media andDavao Bloggers

Bloggers

Continued vigilance needed for #betterinternet in Philippines

It takes two to tango by Noemi Lardizabal-Dado

SLOW … SLUGGISh …Boredband – Broadband by Juned Sonido

With Broadband caps deleted, NTC should take steps for PH to get #betterinternet by Tonyo Cruz for TXTPower.org

Limiting your internet use is good for you by Caffeine Sparks

Broadband Cap? What broadband?? By Blogie

Filipino netizens debate on broadband cap by Julius Rocas

NTC to cap our broadband connections by Lady Programmer

Media reports

On Broadband speed by Ducky Paredes

Broadband data cap a big blow to local IT firms by Computer World

Filipino up in arms over Gov’t “telecom reform” Big telecom reform authored: 5GB National cap proposed by Stop the Cap

The Real Reasons for the Philippines’ Internet Overcharging: 2010 Was a Rough Year for Profits by Stop the Cap

Broadband dunce cap by Chin Wong

House Resolutions

HR 407- Inquiry on Broadband Internet Services by Kabataan Party List

Draft HR on Broadband Speed NTC by Rep Teddy Casino

Social Media reactions

Noemi Lardizabal-Dado is a Content Strategist with over 12 years experience in blogging, content management, citizen advocacy and media literacy and over 22 years in web development. Otherwise known as @MomBlogger on social media, she believes in making a difference in the lives of her children by advocating social change for social good.

She is a co-founder and a member of the editorial board of Blog Watch . She is a resource speaker on media literacy, social media , blogging, digital citizenship, good governance, transparency, parenting, women’s rights and wellness, and cyber safety.

Her personal blogs such as aboutmyrecovery.com (parenting) , pinoyfoodblog.com (recipes), techiegadgets.com (gadgets) and beautyoverfifty.net (lifestyle), benguetarabica.coffee keep her busy outside of Blog Watch.

Disclosure:

I am an advocate. I am NOT neutral. I will NOT give social media mileage to members of political clans, epal, a previous candidate for the same position and those I believe are a waste of taxpayers’ money.

I do not support or belong to any political party but I am a volunteer for senatorial candidate Neri Colmenares. I am also voting for #OtsoDiretso plus two :Neri Colmenares and Leody de Guzman

She was a Senior Consultant for ALL media engagements for the PCOO-led Committee on Media Affairs & Strategic Communications (CMASC) under the ASEAN 2017 National Organizing Council from January 4 -July 5, 2017. Having been an ASEAN advocate since 2011, she has written extensively about the benefits of the ASEAN community and as a region of opportunities on Blog Watch and aboutmyrecovery.com.

Organization affiliation includes Consortium on Democracy and Disinformation

Updated April 20, 2019

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