|HCM City has piloted providing wireless internet on buses in order to attract people to use this means of public transport.— Photo vnexpress
HCM CITY (VNS)— HCM City has piloted providing wireless internet on buses in order to attract people to use this means of public transport.
According to the HCM City Transport Cooperative Union, after installing internet wifi on a bus route, many passengers have expressed satisfaction because they can read newspapers, find directions and do many other internet tasks on the bus.
The Union said that the HCM City Department of Transport had agreed to implement this free service on many bus routes in the city.
To implement this plan, the HCM City Transport Cooperative Union will co-operate with a number of media companies.These firms will provide wireless transceivers in exchange for hanging their advertisements inside buses.
HCM City currently has more than 3,000 buses operating on 270 routes, satisfying about 7 per cent of travel needs of the people.-VNS