ICTA to set up free Wi-Fi zones in economic centers

ICTA to set up free Wi-Fi zones in economic centers

ICTA to set up free Wi-Fi zones in economic centers

Written by Ramesh Irugalbandara

17 May, 2015 | 6:36 am

The Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) notes that steps are being taken to ensure that free Wi-Fi zones are set up in economic zones around the country.

Program Manager Gavaskar Subramaniam noted that under the first phase of this project free Wi-Fi facilities were provided to the Economic Center in Narahenpita and the Tripoli Market complex in Maradana. Speaking to News1st Subramaniam noted that steps will be taken to set up similar zones at economic centers around the country by the end of this month.

Gavaskar Subramaniam also noted that free Wi-Fi facilities have been enabled in over 100 locations around the country at present. The ICTA official added that a further 1000 locations are being tested to ascertain the possibility of hosting free Wi-Fi facilities.

 

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