Asia Pacific Journal of Business Review

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Romeo Agan Salac, Project Monitoring and Evaluation, National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA
Yun Seon Kim Graduate School of Global Development and Entrepreneurship, Handong Global University
Asia Pacific Journal of Business Review, Journal Year: 2016, Volume and Issue: 1(1), P. 67 - 88

Published: Aug. 30, 2016

This study aims to help address concerns about the growing demand of wider bandwidth Internet connection in the Philippines. Using articles and research of international organizations and content from official websites of the Philippine government, this paper has carefully examined the slow Internet connectivity and the high cost that the end-users pay for it. This paper suggests that this inefficiency hampers the motivation of users to innovate in a way that could contribute to inclusive growth and the development of an inclusive information society. Through a comparison of the current global ICT situation with the current situation in the Philippines, …