Articles By Geoffrey P. Ramos

Philippines gov’t eyes own telecom gateway

Philippines gov’t eyes own telecom gateway

The Philippines government’s Telecommunications Office (Telof) is looking to set up its own international gateway facility (IGF) so that it...

December 7th, 2004 Geoffrey P. Ramos
US to help build Philippines e-gov’t infrastructure

US to help build Philippines e-gov’t infrastructure

A group of American businessmen will meet with Philippines President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and her Cabinet officials this week to help...

November 11th, 2004 Geoffrey P. Ramos
IDC: Linux not yet ready for mass market

IDC: Linux not yet ready for mass market

Linux, the open-source operating system, may be gaining a lot of ground in the enterprise space, but Windows will likely...

October 28th, 2004 Geoffrey P. Ramos
Philippines to implement cybersecurity program

Philippines to implement cybersecurity program

The government for the first time extensively outlined its strategy to implement a countrywide cybersecurity system to protect key state...

August 9th, 2004 Geoffrey P. Ramos
Cybercrime law set to be passed next congress

Cybercrime law set to be passed next congress

The long-awaited cybercrime law is expected to be passed later this year by the new Congress which will convene in...

May 4th, 2004 Geoffrey P. Ramos
Philippines has inadequate funds for IT

Philippines has inadequate funds for IT

The failure of Congress to ratify the proposed 864 billion peso (US$15.4 billion) 2004 national budget could leave the government...

February 24th, 2004 Geoffrey P. Ramos
Philippines will restrict VoIP to telcos

Philippines will restrict VoIP to telcos

As expected, only telecommunication companies will be allowed to offer voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services based on the draft...

February 5th, 2004 Geoffrey P. Ramos
Fate of Philippines Wi-Fi still up in the air

Fate of Philippines Wi-Fi still up in the air

Fate of Philippines Wi-Fi still up in the airLocal initiatives to develop services based on the wireless networking technology called...

July 17th, 2003 Geoffrey P. Ramos
Telcos form new group

Telcos form new group

Local telecommunications service providers on Apr. 24 will formally launch a new industry organization which they formed after pulling out...

April 17th, 2003 Geoffrey P. Ramos
Open source technology wins Asia-wide support

Open source technology wins Asia-wide support

Asian nations, including the Philippines, have united to rally behind open source software. Representatives from 14 countries in the region...

April 3rd, 2003 Geoffrey P. Ramos