Ever Bilena founder Dioceldo Sy, through BC Net, has bagged a contract to provide broadband connectivity to 36 provincial branches of the Development Bank of the Philippines.
BC Net – a preferred provider of IP technology solutions, seamless high-speed internet service, and voice/video over internet protocol (VoIP) communication – will install lease line services (end to end data connectivity) via very small aperture terminal (VSAT) Ku band.
“We’re extremely honored and happy to be able to provide broadband connectivity to these DBP provincial branches. This takes us one step closer to fulfilling our goal of addressing the low internet penetration by supplying wireless connectivity to far-flung areas in the country,” said Sy, BC Net chairman.
This project is in line with the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), the Philippine Space Agency (PhilSA), and Department of Science and Technology-Advanced Science and Technology Institute’s (DOST-ASTI)’s goal of financial inclusion in the country by providing satellite internet services to improve banks’ connectivity in community areas, especially in remote locations.
BC Net installs WiFi in public places such as coffee shops, fast food chains, dormitories, and various public places such as hospitals and school buildings, to service its’ clients customers.
It also provides satellite mobile internet which is extensively used in disaster and emergency events.