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25 December 2017

Over 600 locations under free public Wi-Fi

Kanchana Thudugalahe Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) stated that some 600 locations has been connected under the initial phase of free public Wi-Fi initiative with more than 245,000 registered members using the system.

This is a learning curve for us, ICTA, Director- Special Projects Kanchana Thudugala said adding that , “ICTA in association with the Finance Ministry, the Education Ministry and other relevant stakeholders will go for the second phase of the free public Wi-fi project ,where we will have much more bandwidth.”

Currently, the project has been conceptualized and ICTA is currently going through the procurement process in this regard.The second phase of the project is to be launched in the near future.