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President Rodrigo Roa Duterte yesterday, August 2, signed Republic Act No. 10929, also known as the Free Internet Access in Public Places Act which provides free internet access in public spaces nationwide.

The new law mandates the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) to ensure free internet service in national and local government offices, public basic education institutions, public hospitals, health centers, and rural health units, public parks, plazas, libraries, and barangay reading centers, public airports and seaports and public transport terminals.

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