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9:04 AM 10/16/2017

Sri Lanka wide free Wi-Fi facility as promised by the Hon. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is going to be a reality soon. Initial steps had been taken to provide Free Wi-Fi facility to nearly 100 spots in the Colombo city that is expected to cover the whole of the city soon.

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This program is being carried out with the cooperation of the Municipal Council of Colombo. The program will provide free Wi-Fi facilities to 20 zones first and the remaining 80 zones for to provide WiFi facilities are to be identified. Free Wi-Fi facilities are already available in more than10 zones in Colombo, Srilanka. In the next phase the Government had decided to extend this facility to be extended to other cities like Matara, Galle, Kandy and Nuwara Eliya , as well as other areas of the entire nation.

To keep the users from abusing the hotspots zones, they will be asked to provide their NIC and their Smartphone number to register with the authorities and to get the username and the password from the authorities. It seems there will be a limitation on the daily usage of this free internet connection service to the hand held devices.

Free WiFi in Colombo can be accessed only by Sri Lanka Citizens.

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