CNN Philippines Highlights New Report on Policy and Emerging Internet Technologies

November 6, 2018 — CNN Philippines features The Asia Foundation’s new report, From Analog to Digital: Philippine Policy and Emerging Internet Technologies in an article on the government’s November 7 announcement of a provisional new major telecommunications company. The article assesses the challenges the new company will encounter as the nation’s demand for better internet service increases.

According to the latest report of the Asia Foundation and Better Broadband Alliance, around 45 percent of the more than 103 million Filipinos, 61 percent of the 23 million households, and 74 percent of the more than 46,700 public schools nationwide have no internet access as of 2016.

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