Tshwane Expands Free Wi-Fi Service

The City of Tshwane launches of the second phase of its public Wi-Fi service

The City of Tshwane is racing ahead with its public Wi-Fi service with the launch of the second phase of the project which will see an increase to over 200 Internet hotspots.

Alan Knott-Craig jnr, the brains behind Project Isizwe which is responsible for deploying the network, points out that: “Today we launched Phase 2 of Tshwane Free Wi-Fi, over 200 new sites with capacity for 5 000 users per site (total capacity of over one million users), and announced the start of Phase 3 deployment incorporating capacity for over two million users."

Executive mayor, Kgosientso Ramokgopa, states that, "Tshwane has made history by becoming the first metro to roll out free Wi-Fi and indeed our announcement of the provision of this service was made before the City of New York's announcement - this is indeed a ground-breaking achievement for an African city."

To read the article titled, “Tshwane connects millions with free Wi-Fi,” click here.

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