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

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