07/03/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Beijing Introduces Free Citywide Wireless Internet

June 25 is first day in the test phase of the 'Beijing Wicity Project' which aims to provide citizen's wireless internet access in much of downtown Beijing. According to the news, the wireless internet service will be free until after the Olympics games.

Beijing Wicity is a CHINACOMM (中电华通) project. Initially they aim to cover around 100 square kilometers: much of downtown Beijing including the area along the second and third ring roads, CBD, Financial Street, Zhongguancun district and Wangjing.

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