Free Internet Access in Public Places Act Under RA 10929

Free public wifi Meanwhile, Duterte has also signed into law a measure establishing free Internet access program in public places. Under RA 10929 titled “Free Internet Access in Public Places Act,” Duterte explained that the establishment of free public Wi-FI would “promote knowledge-building among citizens and enable them to participate in the evolving information and communication age.” The public can now access free Internet connection in “national and local government offices; public basic education institutions; state universities and colleges, and technology institutions; public hospitals, health centers, and rural health units; public parks, plazas, libraries and barangay reading centers; public airports and seaports; and public transport terminals.” The law provides that no fees shall be collected from users to connect to the public Internet access points.

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