Gapan, Nueva Ecija to provide residential internet at only PHP 50/month

Gapan, Nueva Ecija to provide residential internet at only PHP 50/month




Gapan City Mayor, Emerson “Emeng” Pascual, has announced on a Facebook page that the city government will subsidize the internet connection of every household.

On a live stream posted on Facebook on June 1, Mayor Pascual acknowledged the need for online learning and mentioned that only about 10% of households in the city have laptops and internet connection.


 

To help with the challenges, he announced that the Gapan City Government will provide fiber internet connection to every household that needs it.

The subscription is owned by the City Hall and will be connected to the city’s command center. Residents will just have to pay PHP 50 per month for a 5 Mbps connection.

The implementation will start in June.



This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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4 Responses

  1. Ghian_Carlo Roque Agnes says:

    Naol

  2. Imal Talib says:

    Oh, wow! Commendable!

  3. ... says:

    wala parin ilang buwan na -_-

  4. Maria balaan says:

    Magandang araw po baka naman po matutulungan niyo kapatid ko bulag at me 2 po siyang anak. Taga Entablado Nueva Ecija po silang pamilya. Sana po ay maka subscribe po sila ng P50 / month na I yet ER para naman po tuloy tuloy namin silang makumusta .

    Maraming salamat po! Nawa ay gabayan kayo ng panginoon s a maganda niyong hangarin sa mga nasasakupan niyo.

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