Facebook is teaming up with our government

@lady1993 (18609)
Philippines
November 16, 2017 5:01am CST
to provide faster internet connection. I am quite happy with this, i hope this won't only be news, but become reality. I would jump ship immediately See full article below:
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) today announced that they launched
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@JudyEv (125891)
• Bunbury, Australia
16 Nov
Faster internet would be good. We are very lucky as our internet speed is already fast.
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@lady1993 (18609)
• Philippines
17 Nov
i know, i really envy other nations, i think we have the slowest speed in the entire world
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@dpk262006 (56217)
• Delhi, India
17 Nov
How would Facebook help in faster internet?
@lady1993 (18609)
• Philippines
18 Nov
“In exchange for utilizing the bypass infrastructure, Facebook will provide the Philippine Government with spectrum equivalent to at least 2 million Mbps" (from the article) I am not really sure what spectrum means though
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@dpk262006 (56217)
• Delhi, India
20 Nov
@lady1993 Spectrum is a kind of Band width for carrying signals/data of mobile phones
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@lady1993 (18609)
• Philippines
21 Nov
@dpk262006 oh so that is good news then
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@JustBhem (39236)
• Davao, Philippines
16 Nov
Woah, that would be awesome if that's the case. I really have issues with our internet connection here.
@lady1993 (18609)
• Philippines
17 Nov
yeah, i think almost all of us have... maybe when it happens we will all subscribe to them
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@JustBhem (39236)
• Davao, Philippines
17 Nov
@lady1993 Let see what will happen next.
@miketagz (7496)
• Philippines
16 Nov
Yeah hopefully the internet connection will be more satisfied than what we get this year.
@lady1993 (18609)
• Philippines
17 Nov
indeed, i hope it happens soon though.. i am losing patience with my internet provider
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@miketagz (7496)
• Philippines
17 Nov
@lady1993 The company is too greedy on poor service. Terrible! Hope some foreign investors make companies deal with internet service for a better change!
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@A_loves_B (1616)
• Indonesia
16 Nov
I hope it becomes reality soon. I'm happy for you.
@lady1993 (18609)
• Philippines
17 Nov
so far it is still news, they say it may happen in 2019.soooooo, still so far