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Guangdong To Provide Free WiFi Province-Wide By Year End

Posted: 07/11/2014 9:39 pm

WiFiAn ambitious plan to upgrade Guangdong’s internet infrastructure will see free WiFi provided throughout the province as early as the end of this year, reports the Information Times.

Tentatively called “GD Free”, the upgrade will unify all of Guangdong’s internet infrastructure into one system. The ambitious project seeks to construct a world-class wireless network for all of Guangdong by 2020. The plan is to to lay fiber optic cables for each Guandong village starting from 2015.

At present, there are 17,000 WiFi hotspots around the province. This will be increased to 20,000 by next year.

Photo: Pearl River Times

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