LAHORE: Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), Chairman Umar Saif said on Wednesday that a free WiFi access for the public was on the cards. Saif made the announcement through his social media page.
“In Lahore, people will have free WiFi access at some hotspots,” he said. He said the service would be extended to Multan and Rawalpindi as well. An official of the PITB said arrangements for the free WiFi had been completed. “The free WiFi service will be available at 115 public places in the city,” he said.
“These include 12 parks, 17 markets, metro bus stations and 20 colleges and universities, the City railway station and the airport.” He said the purpose of this project was to help people stay connected.
He said a contract had been signed for this service between the PITB and the Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL).