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Free public Wi-Fi coming soon to Dumaguete City


By Philippines News Agency

Dumaguete City— Residents of this city will soon have free Internet access in public places such as the City Hall, Quezon Park and Rizal Boulevard under the Pipol Konek project of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT).

The City Council recently passed a resolution authorizing Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo to sign, in behalf of the city, all documents related to the proposed Memorandum of Agreement with the DICT, represented by Secretary Rodolfo Salalima, said City Information Officer Dems Rey Demecillo.

The free Wi-Fi is service is limited to a number of slots per access point and each person is allowed free data use from 50MB to 100MB each day.

This is a means to regulate the number of users and to ensure that the speed of the Internet connection remains at 256 mbps.

If the city wants to increase the number of access points to accommodate more users and expand its reach, Mayor Remollo can make the appropriate request for additional funding from the agency.

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