BALANGA CITY, Bataan – Worrying about not being able to use the internet? Not anymore.
Ordinary folks who are not too savvy with the use of computers, the internet and anything about information technology (IT) can now have a sigh of relief.
Thanks to the SPARC Philippines, Inc. which had forged a memorandum of understanding with the city government of Balanga to put up eCommunityCenter (“eCC”) Digital Inclusion solution that will provide rural communities a system that will have access to e-education, e-health and e-commerce applications that are focused on the local community requirements.
Lawyer April Lorelei A. Atcheco, officer-in-charge of Balanga City’s legal office, said local residents may avail of SPARC’s services to internet users.
One remarkable advantage of the system, Atcheco said, is that SPARC will enhance the use of broadband in Balanga.
SPARC specializes in information and communication technology which focuses on creating education, health and commercial inclusion to rural communities in emerging markets through the use of broadband wireless, e-education, e-health and e-commerce technologies and applications.
This is the first of its kind in Balanga City in particular and in Bataan province in general.
As agreed in the MOU, Balanga City government will provide support services while SPARC, technical and financial support.
Source: Greg Refraccion