7 months COA tags DICT’s free internet access project for delays, ineffective engagement with UNDP MB
By Ben Rosario The Commission on Audit has flagged the P1.259 billion government project that tasked the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) to provide for free Wi-Fi internet access in public places. Commission on Audit (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) Implemented through a financing partnership with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the  DICT’s Pipol Konek-free Wi-Fi Internet Access in Public Places Project was funded out of a P1.259 billion budget released by the government in 2015. “Financing Agreement entered into with the UNDP for the implementation of the Free Wi-Fi Internet Access in Public Places Project and ... more