The Commission on Information and Communications Technology (CICT) will be the first Philippine government agency to try voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). VoIP routes voice calls to the Internet Protocol-based networks instead of the traditional phone networks. IP-based networks are a lot efficient and can carry more information. So with an efficient voice network, costs will go down dramatically.
Originally, Malacañang was lined up to become the first agency to test VoIP. Apparently, the Palace guards were wary about engineers “inspecting” their telephone lines.
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