Singapore is a model country for the world to copy. In the entire city there is free wireless internet access provided by the government telco. To access the service you need the following:
We think that the Nordic countries are in the forefront of internet development. In some ways we are correct with the implementation progress of the 4G network and high speed ADSL broadband to most households. But we do lack WiFi connections for a more mobile (and read cheap) connections. Singapore has tapped into this need and connected the entire city with WiFi. Free Internet for all in Singapore!
Wireless@SG is a wireless broadband programme developed by IDA as part of its Next Generation National Infocomm Infrastructure initiative. It is run by three local wireless operators – iCELL Network, M1 and SingTel. Users can enjoy free, both indoor and outdoor seamless wireless broadband access with speeds of up to 1 Mbps at public areas.
The targeted users of this wireless broadband network are broadly classified as “people on the move” – people who require wireless broadband access while away from their homes, schools and offices. These include students, tourists, business travellers and enterprise users such as insurance agents and real estate agents who use widely-available and wireless-enabled devices such as notebook PCs and smartphones. Once connected, users will be able to access all Internet-based services e.g. online gaming, web surfing, instant messaging, VoIP and email.