DOTr strike deal to provide free WiFi in PH airports

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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced that it will provide free Wi-Fi services to passenger terminals in nine international and domestic airports across the Philippines.

The DOTr and its attached agencies the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA), Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA), and Davao International Airport Authority (DIAA), have partnered with Converge ICT Solutions Inc. as its internet provider.

Under the deal, Converge will provide free Wi-Fi to registered users for 120 minutes per day, covering arrival and departure areas, and promising minimum speeds of at least 1GB at 80% reliability.

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The airports that will get free public Wi-Fi connectivity include the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), Francisco Bangoy International Airport, Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA), Bacolod-Silay Airport, Iloilo International Airport, Laoag International Airport, Pagadian Airport, Tacloban Airport, and Zamboanga International Airport.


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