Free public Wi-fi

A mountainous barangay, Puhagan, Valencia will soon be the first village in Negros Island to have free wireless internet access in public areas through a public-private partnership led by geothermal leader Energy Development Corporation (EDC).

This privilege will be given to Puhagan residents once the facility is put up this May through the public-private partnership of EDC, the (NOCCI), the (DICT),  the Municipality of Valencia, and Barangay Puhagan.

EDC donated materials and equipment necessary to construct the public wifi facility worth P735, 000 to the barangay, while DICT will provide for bandwidth,the local government of Valencia will allocate of 5mpbs of their 20mbps bandwidth which in turn, will provide the site of its operationability and the maintain of the facility.