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Investigation showed PLDT was not using Direct link and re-routing Traffic overseas to the US and then back to the Philippines

April 28, 2017 by onlineph | No Comments | Filed in Business, Government, Internet, Technology

It is a common knowledge for everyone that the internet speed in the Philippines is one of the slowest and unreliable in the world. Despite the surge of the telecommunication industry, there seems no hope in increasing the speed of internet connectivity.

Due to this, the government has made improving telecommunications infrastructure to assist with the development of the internet in the Philippines on their priority list. The Department of Science and Technology launched the Philippine Open Internet Exchange (PHOpenIX) together with Philippine Internet Service Providers to interconnect through a common backbone or Internet Exchange Point (IX) for efficient infrastructure.

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ABS-CBN files $8M lawsuit vs Kissasian and other Sites

February 19, 2017 by onlineph | No Comments | Filed in Blogging, Business, Government, Internet, Social Network, Technology

ABS-CBN Corporation has filed a lawsuit before the US Federal District Court last Friday, February 17 against video-streaming website kissasian.com over alleged infringement of trademarks and registered copyrights of their 27 television shows and movies.

According to the media network, these efforts are to step up its anti-piracy enforcement this year.

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How to Register, LTO to Impound Unlicensed and Unregistered E-bikes

January 14, 2017 by onlineph | No Comments | Filed in Business, Government, Public Service, Technology, Tutorials, Videos

Due to the growing number of electronic bicycles or e-bikes in the country, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) is now impounding unlicensed e-bikes and penalizing unlicensed drivers.

Aside from the low cost of e-bikes, which ranges from Php 13,000 to Php 30,000, another key selling point that dealers use to sell these bikes is that you do not need to have a license to drive one.

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LTO to Conduct Retesting of All Driver’s License in January 2018

November 27, 2016 by onlineph | No Comments | Filed in Business, Government, Public Service, Technology

Filipino drivers with different kinds of driver’s license would undergo testing by 2018.

The Land Transportation Office would conduct a retesting in January 2018, free of charge, to ensure that drivers deserve to have their license card. One major source of traffic congestion all over the country is the lack of knowledge among some motorist about basic traffic rules. Thus, the government decided to conduct the mandatory exam.

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Globe Telecom Free Wifi for MRT now Approved

June 11, 2016 by onlineph | No Comments | Filed in Business, Government, Internet, Social Network, Technology

MRT passengers would soon be enjoying free Wi-Fi connection courtesy of Globe Telecom.

The network giant has recently secured a deal with the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) to provide free Wi-Fi connection in stations of Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3). It sealed by a memorandum of understanding that both parties signed. Soon, Globe would deploy wireless internet infrastructure in all MRT Stations along EDSA.

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How to Claim your PhilHealth Benefits Easily with these Requirements

May 30, 2015 by onlineph | 1 Comment | Filed in Government, Health, Internet, Tutorials

When Filipinos get sick they first try various ways to be better. Many think that going to the doctor is the last resort they have because it is expensive. Hospitalization could immediately cost thousands, and for those without health insurance and regular jobs, it is something they just can’t afford.

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Police to Have Body Cameras Attached

May 19, 2015 by onlineph | No Comments | Filed in Business, Featured, Government, Internet, Technology

The first phase of three-year body camera funding program is now on its way. The American government will give around $20 million in grants as part of the grant for local police departments to buy body cameras to be attached to the police officers.

The grant is part of the $75 million body camera program as requested by President Barack Obama and approved by Congress. The said cameras will be clipped on the officer’s uniforms to make a record of the interactions of the police with the citizens. This is in lieu with the rising issues on the interactions of the police and black men who are unarmed. Various protests had even escalated in different American cities.

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