IDC: Internet cafes to shore up Philippines IT spending

As the business becomes even more competitive, Internet cafes in the Philippines are becoming a lucrative market as well for vendors.

A recent survey of more than 120 Internet cafes nationwide by research firm IDC shows that almost 40 percent expect to increase total IT spending this year. Roughly 10 percent predict a decrease in IT spending compared to last year.

“To capture that potential business opportunity from the sector, the nature and preferences of the Internet caf