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PREGINET takes part in the 8th Academic Congress of the Asian Shoulder Association
By: Julie Ann Atienza, December 12, 2014
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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,…


PREGINET and Ateneo IPTV assist IECEP streaming
By: Julie Ann Atienza, December 9, 2014
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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 University “exchanges packets” with Internet Father
By: Julie Ann Atienza, November 28, 2014

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.


DOST-ASTI, NSRC conduct technical workshop in Manila
By: Katherine Babaran, October 27, 2014

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.


PHNOG forum on Internet exchange
By: Julie Ann Atienza, July 11, 2014
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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.”


PREGINET aids AdMU’s interactive hub for ICANN 50
By: Julie Ann Atienza, July 1, 2014

With an aim to engage in a global discussion of Internet-related topics and through the assistance of the Philippine Research, Education and Government Information Network (PREGINET), the Ateneo Innovation Center (AIC), Ateneo IT Resource Management Office, and Internet Society – Philippines Chapter jointly hosted the remote participation site for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) 50 Meeting, which was held in London, England last 26 June 2014.


PREGINET backs PCIEERD-CNES-MO TV Conference
By: Katherine Babaran, May 19, 2014
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With the continuous evolution of technology, one can now communicate with people in different parts of the world. One of these telecommunication technologies is video conferencing, which allow two or more locations to communicate by simultaneous two-way video and audio transmission. Realizing video conferencing convenience, inexpensive and time-saving benefits, the DOST-Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD) tapped the Philippine Research, Education and Government Information Network (PREGINET), to assist in the PCIEERD-Centre national d’études spatiales (CNES)-Manila Observatory (MO) TV Conference, which was held at the DOST-Advanced Science and Technology Institute last 06 May 2014.


Filipino PWDs participate remotely in international conference through PREGINET
By: Katherine Babaran, April 25, 2014
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The Manila Delegation of persons with disabilities (PWD), remotely participated through the Philippine Research, Education and Government Information Network (PREGINET), in the Asia Pacific Meeting on Disability-inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction: Changing Mindsets Through Knowledge, held on 22-23 April 2014 with central location at Sendai Mediatheque, Sendai, Japan.


DOST-ASTI assists and participates in IPTV Lecture on OneSeg Service Experimental System
By: Julie Ann Atienza, March 26, 2014
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The Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI) thru the Philippine Research, Education and Government Information Network (PREGINET), represented by Science Research Specialist (SRS) II Alvin M. de Gracia and SRS II Mark Henry N. Quilala, participated in the Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) Lecture on OneSeg Service Experimental System on 17 March 2014 at PLDT Convergent Technologies Center, Ateneo de Manila University.


DOST- ASTI: The country mirror for Ubuntu
By: Julie Ann Atienza, March 3, 2014

Upon meeting the requirements of Ubuntu for being a country mirror, the Department of Science and Technology – Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI), through the Philippine Research, Education and Government Information Network (PREGINET), is now providing a mirror for Ubuntu. Mirroring helps reduce network traffic, hence, saves International bandwidth and cost, and enables faster downloads and information access to Ubuntu users.