DICT to launch eBPLS for automated Business & Licensing Permits

Yugatech;

The Department of Communication and Technology is set to launch the eBPLS software this July 18, 2017. This will coincide with the eBPLS Summit to be held that day and spearheaded by DICT Sec. Salalima.

The eBPLS (Electronic Business Permit and Licensing System) aims to streamline the process of getting licenses and business permits in cities and municipalities.

Philippine analog television to shut down by 2023

Daniel Morial, reporting for Yugatech;

During the Digital TV Summit 2017 earlier today, DICT National Information and Communications Technology Planning chief George P. Tardio said that the government is targeting to phase out analog television broadcast in four to six years time or as late as 2023.

There’s a whole wikipedia article about Digital TV but I’m people will be looking for the comparison between analog and digital TV, you can just right to the topic using this link.