HA NOI – More than 40 wireless internet transmitters will be installed along National Highway 18A in Ha Long City this month to supply free wifi, according to the provincial Department of Information and Communications.
The service is expected to become operational on April 20, about ten days before Ha Long Tourism Week 2012.
Tourists and residents will be able to access free wifi throughout the city, but will be charged for using entertainment services or when exceeding download limits.
Department Director Nguyen Minh Hong said construction of an information technology infrastructure is essential to the city becoming a modern tourist destination.
The supply of free wifi hotspots in Ha Long is part of a wireless internet installation project in Quang Ninh, hoped to cover all townships and cities in the province by 2015.
Ha Long will be second to supply free wifi following Hoi An City which launched 350 hotspots across Quang Nam Province last month. -- VNS