26 Wi-Fi zones from today

The Information Communication and Technology Agency said it would expand the services to 1000 public spaces across the island by the end of August

Lankan citizens will be able to enjoy free Wi-Fi internet access at selected 26 public locations across the island from today (30), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, elecommunications and IT said. The Information Communication and Technology Agency said it would expand the services to 1000 public spaces across the island by the end of August. A Foreign Affairs Ministry offcial said they had not established any restrictions on the free Wi-Fi service. Yet, he said there would be 100 MB usage limit. “At the beginning there were no barriers for the Wi-Fi users, but after analysing the service with the time, our technicians will take necessary technological methods to control the service,” he said.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Mangala Samaraweera, along with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and six other ministers will inaugurate the programme at the Colombo Fort Railway station today (30).

The inauguration will be simultaneously telecast on giant LED screens at the Jaffna, Polonnaruwa and Matara Railway Stations and bus stands.

The 26 public locations are: Fort Railway Station, Pettah Public and Private Bus Stands, the Temple of the Tooth Relic Kandy, Floating Market in Pettah, Colombo Law College, Colombo Public Library, Dehiwela Zoo, Colombo Racecourse, Colombo Police Headquarters, Galle Railway Station, Jaffna Railway Station, Fort Dutch Hospital, Galle Face Colombo, Battaramulla Foreign Employment Bureau, Colombo Museum, Karapitiya Hospital, Ratnapura Museum, Polonnaruwa Base Hospital, Matara Bus Stand, Polonnaruwa Railway Station, Matara Railway Station, Mirijjawila Botanical Garden, Jaffna Public Library, Kandy Railway Station and Peradeniya Railway Station.

Source : http://epaper.dailymirror.lk/epaper/viewer.aspx

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