The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Office and the Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), invited members of the media to attend a press briefing announcing the designation of the Philippine Open Internet Exchange (PHOPenIX) as the official Government Internet Protocol (IP) Exchange (G/IPX) as per Administrative Order No. 39.
Venue: DOST ICT Office Seminar Room
Date and Time: 7 September 2015, 8:30 A.M.
Also happening at the event is a Memorandum of Agreement Signing between the Philippine Long Distance and Telephone Company (PLDT) and ASTI as operator of the PHOpenIX wherein PLDT will become third physical connection point of PHOpenIX.
These two events will ensure that Internet traffic to and from Government Networks will be transmitted efficiently and securely in compliance with Administrative Order 39.
Speakers and Panelists at the press briefing are the following:
Senator Paolo Benigno "Bam" Aguirre Aquino IV
Secretary Mario G. Montejo – DOST
Undersecretary Louis Napoleon C. Casambre - Executive Director DOST-ICT Office
Jovy Hernandez - 1st VP PLDT Alpha Enterprise Head
Denis F. Villorente – Deputy Executive Director DOST – ICT Office
Ramon Isberto - Public Affairs Group Head PLDT