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Internet has been a critical medium to communicate. Driven by combination of mainstream and innovative Information and Communications Technology (ICT) solutions, the digital divide has been narrowed down, taking on even the delivery of healthcare services. In the Philippines, doctors and medical practitioners can now diagnose and examine patients in far-flung communities, geographically isolated regions, or underserved areas via telemedicine, an interactive technology, which runs through the Philippine Research, Education and Government Information Network (PREGINET).
The Department of Science and Technology-Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI), as the local organizing committee, and the Asia-Pacific Advanced Network (APAN) will be hosting the 41st APAN Meeting, with the theme “Manila Revisited: Enabling Connectivity for an Integrated World,” on 25 – 29 January 2016 at the Marriott Grand Ballroom, Marriott Hotel Manila, Pasay City, Philippines.
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) – Advanced Science and Technology Institute’s (ASTI) Philippine Research, Education and Government Information Network (PREGINET) participated in the 39th Asia Pacific Advanced Network (APAN) Conference held in Fukuoka, Japan last 24 February 2015 to 06 March 2015. PREGINET was represented…
Connecting to a single Internet exchange points would raise the service quality of the Internet. This was the principle emphasized by Bill Woodcock, an Internet policy maker and executive director of Packet Clearing House (PCH), in the Philippine Network Operators Group (PhNOG) 2015 Forum last 11 February 2015 at the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) – Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI) in Quezon City.
Telemedicine has become an important element in the delivery of real time treatment or medication to patients. In fact, a number of hospitals, both local and international, are embracing telemedicine technologies in bridging the doctor-patient divide. To forge partnerships and boost collaboration, Dr. Shuji Shimizu, director of the Telemedicine Development Center of Asia and chairman of the Asia-Pacific Advanced Network (APAN) Medical Working Group, visited the Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC), St. Luke’s Medical Center and National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) on 20 January 2015.
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) – Advanced Science and Technology Institute’s (ASTI’s) Philippine Research, Education and Government Information Network (PREGINET) team took part in the 8th Academic Congress of the Asian Shoulder Association (ACASA) on 25-26 November 2014 in Cebu.
The two-day academic congress was hosted by the University of Santo Tomas, headed by Dr. Alberto Ma. V. Molano, President of the Philippine Shoulder Society and one of the organizers of ACASA. It was attended by Dr. Gilles Walch,…
The DOST-ASTI Philippine Research, Education and Government Information Network (PREGINET) and the Ateneo Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) jointly assisted the streaming of the Annual General Membership Meeting of the Institute of Electronics Engineers of the Philippines, Inc. Quezon City Chapter (IECEP QC) last 04 – 06 December 2014.
IECEP QC is the Integrated & Accredited Professional Organization of Professional Electronics Engineers, Electronics Engineers, and Electronics Technicians in Mandaluyong, Marikina, Pasig, San Juan, Quezon, Caloocan, Makati, Navotas, and Valenzuela City.
Ateneo de Manila President Fr. Jett Villarin SJ signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Prof. Jun Murai of Keio University for an exchange of “data packets” that will increase the swap of graduate and undergraduate students and faculty with the School on Internet Asia (SOI Asia).
More than sending “pings”, through a Memorandum of Understanding between Keio Research Institute at SFC, Keio University and Ateneo de Manila University can now increase undergraduate and graduate students’ mobility, joint faculty research programs, and collaboration through SOI Asia.
Manila, Philippines (October 20) – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) – Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI) and the Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC), conducted Campus Network Design and Security Workshop from 20 to 24 October 2014 at the DOST-ASTI Bldg., U.P. Technology Park Complex, C.P. Garcia Ave., U.P. Campus, Diliman, Quezon City. Said five-day technical workshop was targeted for representatives of Philippine state universities and colleges (SUCs), especially network engineers and system administrators, as it aimed to build capacity of SUCs in the areas of core network and Linux/Unix system administration, campus network design at layers 2 (switching) and 3 (routing), and network security including proper instrumentation in monitoring and managing networks.
With great appreciation and support to Internet exchange, the Department of Science and Technology – Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI) held the Philippine Network Operators Group (PHNOG) Forum last 27 June 2014 at the DOST-Information and Communications Technology Office in Diliman, Quezon City. PHNOG serves as the local counterpart of the North America Network Operators Group or NANOG, which aims to “promote coordination among network operators” and “enhance the country’s participation to the Internet community.”
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ASTI to host APAN 41 Meeting in Manila
- March 23, 2015
PREGINET participates in the 39th APAN Conference
- February 16, 2015
Effective Internet depends on Internet exchanges
- January 21, 2015
APAN telemedicine exec visit PH to boost collaboration