BARMM Minister of Transportation and Communications joins discussion with DITO CEO and Executives

May 2, 2024

In a proactive move to address telecommunications infrastructure concerns, the Minister of Transportation and Communications of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) actively engaged in discussions with DITO Telecommunity Corporation’s CEO, Ernesto Alberto, and its top-level executives. The meeting, held recently, aimed to foster collaboration between the government and industry leaders to enhance connectivity across the region. With a focus on leveraging partnerships to bridge the digital divide, both parties explored strategies to improve telecommunications services and expand network coverage in underserved areas.

During the meeting, Minister Tago reiterated the BARMM government’s commitment to advancing telecommunications infrastructure to ensure seamless connectivity for residents. Highlighting the importance of public-private partnerships, the Minister emphasized the role of collaboration in driving sustainable development and empowering communities through access to modern telecommunications services. Discussions revolved around leveraging innovative solutions and strategic initiatives to address the evolving needs of the BARMM region’s telecommunications landscape.

The participation of the BARMM Minister in the meeting with DITO CEO Ernesto Alberto and its top-level executives signifies a significant step towards fostering synergies between the government and the private sector. As efforts towards enhancing connectivity and digital inclusion continue, collaborations like these are poised to play a pivotal role in driving socio-economic growth and empowering communities in the BARMM region.