India’s step towards a digital future: Chennai to set up free WiFi zones

Fri, 2019-11-22 11:11 -- SCC India Staff


The Greater Chennai Corporation announced its partnership with ACT Fibernet, one of the regional Internet Service Providers, to set up WiFi zones in Chennai. The broadband initiative is part of the Smart City project started by the Tamil Nadu Government and executed by Greater Chennai Corporation to provide citizens access to free WiFi connectivity.

ACT Fibernet together with Greater Chennai Corporation has installed over 25 WiFi zones across prime locations in the city including 14 Amma Canteens across 15 Zones in Greater Chennai Corporation.

Users can access the WiFi hotspots through ACT Fibernet network for 30 minutes at 20 Mbps speed to upload and download files, browse online, watch videos, visit social media handles and more. Existing users of ACT Fibernet will be able to enjoy home speeds and data in public using their log in credentials.

“ACT Fibernet’s vision is to deliver high speed internet to all citizens and we are privileged to work with government to bring superfast internet via hotspots to common man,” Sandeep Gupta, COO,  said.