Macao's Free WiFi Service Expands to 83 Locations
Xinhua, July 20, 2011
Macao's free wireless Internet access is set to be increased by 23 places Monday, making the "WiFi-GO" service available in a total of 83 places around the city, according to the report of Macao Post Daily on Monday.
The newspaper quoted a statement by the city's Telecommunications Regulation Bureau (DSRT) as saying that the new access points were mainly covering the city's recreation areas, public squares, government offices and health clinics and sports venues.
According to the statement, the government's free "WiFi-GO" service had been accessed 630,000 times since its launch September last year to cover public places like libraries, border checkpoints, parks and museums. The statement said that "the number of users is increasing".
Residents and tourists can connect to the free-of-charge Internet service in the hotspots conveniently with their smart phones or notebooks. The service is available from 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. every day.
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