San Juan News
San Juan to deploy WiFi across 21 barangays
San Juan aims to become the first Wi-Fi connected city in the Philippines.
Secretary Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan II of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and San Juan Mayor Francis Zamora signed a memorandum of agreement on September 23 formalizing San Juan’s elite status as the pilot city for the DICT Free Wi-Fi for All program.
Wi-Fi access points were installed inside and within a 100-meter radius of city hall, San Juan National High School and San Juan Mini Park, while more access points were being readied for rollouts around the city.
Before the end of the year, Wi-Fi zones would be installed in all of the city’s 21 barangays, the local government said.
There will also be access points at all barangay halls, health centers and basketball courts, public parks and schools, and police community precincts.
Zamora’s pledge to blanket the city with Wi-Fi zones was a main fixture of his insurgent campaign for mayor and integral to his vision of transforming San Juan into a “smart city.”
The Wi-Fi zones—fully funded by the DICT—would also lay the groundwork for a planned mobile app that would link residents to city hall.
The city government of Navotas welcomed 28 new beneficiaries of the NavotaAs Academic Scholarship for school year 2021-2022. Of the 28, 15 are incoming high school freshmen, 11 are incoming college freshmen, and two are teachers seeking higher educa...
The local government of Muntinlupa, through the Muntinlupa City COVID-19 Vaccination Program (MunCoVac), has announced that the city already administered a total of 507,964 vaccines and has inoculated nearly half of the target population as of Septem...
The local government of Muntinlupa extends its gratitude to the Temasek Foundation of Singapore and Filinvest for donating 3,600 boxes of face mask to the city. Mayor Jaime Fresnedi received the donation from Filinvest City first vice president, hea...