AKB Party List provides East Campus, CE free Wi-Fi with 100mbps internet speed

Monday February 1,2021

Through the initiatives of Cong. Zaldy Co and Cong. Alfredo Garbin of Ako Bicol Partylist, Bicol University East Campus comprising of the College of Engineering (CENG), College of Industrial Technology (CIT), and the Institute of Architecture (IA), and the College of Education (CE) were provided with free Wi-Fi connection of the Wi-Fi Mo, Sagot ng Aksyon Co project during the turnover ceremony at the BU East Campus last January 28, 2021.

Present in the occasion were Cong. Alfredo Garbin, BU President Arnulfo M. Mascariñas, executive director of AKB Partylist Ms. Melinda E. Teope representing Cong. Zaldy Co, Director of Institute of Architecture Ar. Leo A. Del Rosario, College of Engineering Dean Engr. Amelia A. Gonzales, College of Industrial Technology Dean Dr. Jonathan Arroco, College of Education Dean Dr. Lorna M. Miña who are recipients of the project and the Information and Communication Technology Office Director Laarni Pancho and her team who facilitated the Wi-Fi installation along with the DCTV technical team.

“Para mas madagdagan ang internet connection sa Bicol University, minarapat ng Action Co Center katuwang ang Ako Bicol Partylist na maglagay ng internet connection sa Unibersidad. Tinatawag na Wifi Mo, Sagot ng Action Co program, maaari itong gamitin ng mga estudyante at guro na nangangailangan ng internet. Walang password ang wifi connection kaya kahit sino pwedeng maka-access nito na may 100 MBPS speed,” as Cong. Zaldy Co, wrote on his Facebook page.

On the other hand, BU President Arnulfo M. Mascariñas was thankful that BU students and employees will benefit from the project.

“Bicol University has so much to thank… Sana po ang saindong pagtabang sa Bicol Univeristy, magpadagos hanggang sa ang samuyang mga aspirasyon para sa unibersidad, samuyang ma-achieve,” he said on an interview.

BU President Mascariñas further stated that around six thousand students can benefit from the free Wi-Fi inside the East Campus while around five thousand students in the CE campus will be benefitted,given that other students from different colleges can also access the free internet connection.

The turnover ceremony was facilitated by Dr. Renelyn E. Bautista, BU Communication and Public Relations Office Director.

Strict health and safety protocols were observed in the conduct of the activity.