Philippines National Information Technology Plan for the 21st Century (IT21)

This National Information Technology Plan presents the Philippines' broad strategy to spur itself to global competitiveness through information technology. This plan sets down specific time frames for achieving these goals:

  • By the turn of the 21st century, the Philippines will have laid the infrastruture for every business, every agency of government, every school, and every home in the Philippines to have access to information technology.
  • By the year 2005, IT use will be pervasive in daily life. Philippine companies will be producing competitive IT products for world markets.
  • Within the first decade of the 21st Century, the Philippines will be a Knowledge Center for Asia: a leader in IT education, in IT-assisted training, and in the application of information and knowledge to business, professional services, and the arts.
© Philippines National Information Technology Council, 1997, 66 pages