Dealing with the changing times of new technology
For over 90 years since
Dipolog City was founded on July 1, 1913, it has become
a fast progressing city and is now proving its worth in
these changing times of new technologies.
Obviously, the best
attribute that contributed so much in the development of
the city is the permissiveness and non-judgmental
attitude of Dipolognons that allows them to adapt to new
ideas that would help improve their lives and even
prepare an advanced and progressive community for the
next generations to come.
|MosCom opened a
Pop station in Dipolog City becoming its first
Internet Service Provider.
|Almost all of
the banks in the city already installed Automated
Teller Machine or ATMs in public places which came
very convenient for bank customers to obtain cash
withdrawals and other banking services.
For this manner, the
introduction of new technologies has been widely
accepted which resulted to a boost in the ideas and
inspirations of each Dipolognon. This also causes them
to be constantly updated with the development of
information technology and as a result, the city of
Dipolog is now part of the global community in general.
Though it is already
accepted that as far as new technologies are concerned,
an enormous amount of capital is involved and its
affordability needs to be considered. This fact slightly
affects its full implementation in the city but it
definitely did not deprive the city to move onward
despite the application for modern technology is paid
with a high cost.
Wireless telephone booths like this one by
SMART Communications has existed in the city as
early as the year 2000 making communication
available in an instant.
Dipolog City may not be as sophisticated
compared to other cities but it has shown its
great potential in dealing with the changing times
of new technologies.
In actuality, the city
government of Dipolog has acquired modern equipments and
machineries even in a gradual way depending on its
necessity. With the help of the acquired technologies,
Dipolog has been very open which gave way for more
opportunities for local, national as well as the
Communication corporations such as PT&T, SMART
Communications, Globe Telecom, the Cruz Telephone
Company (CRUZTELCO) linked with the Philippine
Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT), enable
domestic and overseas long-distance calls to and
from Dipolog City.
Ocean Access is one of the newest Internet Café’s
in the city.
From the business, trade and
industries’ point of view, communication plays a vital
role in its vast day to day operation, with new
technologies at hand communication lines have been
unlocked through the Internet, cellular phones, fax
machines and other means of communications came
available in an instant. Job seekers are also assisted
in looking for employment here and abroad by just
browsing several website available in the Internet.
Dipolog City may not be as
sophisticated compared to the giant cities in other
parts of the world today, but it has shown its great
potential that in the near future it will reach up to
the fulfillment to the implementation of new
technologies and fully adapt in this changing times of