The Las Pinas city government has started installing free public WiFi connections in 15 public schools in preparation for the opening of classes on October 5.
Mayor Imelda Aguilar said the city government in partnership with the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) will install free WiFi in all 43 public schools in Las Piñas.
Aguilar said the first phase of the free WiFi installation of was made Thursday (Sept. 10) in the following public schools: Las Pinas National Senior High-Don Jose Campus, Las Piñas National High School-Almanza, TS Cruz High School, Almanza Elementary School-TS Cruz Annex, Pilar Village Elementary School, Moonwalk Elementary School, Moonwalk Elementary School-Mikesell Annex, Ilaya Elementary School, Las Piñas National High School-Gatchalian, Gatchalian Elementary School, Las Piñas North National High School, Vergonville Elementary School, CAA National High School-Annex, Captain Albert Aguilar National High School and CAA Elementary School-Annex.
About 100,000 students and 4,000 teachers will benefit from the free WiFi project.
Aside from public schools, the city government is also targeting to install free WiFi in hospitals, police stations, state universities and colleges and public transport terminals, Aguilar said.