Thursday, January 9, 2014

Taiwan becomes first country to offer free WiFi to Citizens and Tourists

I feel like moving to Taiwan already, free WiFi is a strong incentive...

Taiwan became one of the first countries in the world to offer free wifi on a mass scale to its citizens, and now it is extending that to any foreign tourist, also for free, in a move that will gain it a lot of goodwill.

The Taiwan government-backed free “iTaiwan” wireless network launched in 2011, and now has about 4,400 hotspots in major tourist spots, transportation hubs, cultural establishments and government offices all over the island country. Citizens needed just their local phone number to register and then use the semi-fast 1 MBPS service.

Read more at Skift

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