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Free WIFI At KL City For Two Years

At last, there is a really good news for geeks in Kuala Lumpur! You may or may not know that, starting from today, everyone in KL with a WIFI gadget can enjoy free WIFI access to the Internet for up to two years!

Wireless@KL is a free WIFI Internet connection project in KL
The KL Wireless Metropolitan Project, better called as Wireless@KL, is formed to provide FOC wireless broadband for everyone in KL, doesn’t matter you’re actually residents or day trippers!
According to source, Wireless@KL project is brought by DBKL (Kuala Lumpur City Hall) and MCMC (Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission) in collaboration with Packet One Networks (a subsidiary of listed company Green Packet Bhd) in a pioneering effort to transform Kuala Lumpur into a world-class wireless city, with an estimated connnection speed up to 512Kbps provided by 1500 over WIFI access points.

Once this lovely infrastructure be fully commissioned, almost all the popular hotspots and residential areas will be under the free WIFI coverage for 2 years (subjected to time taken for access points installation)!

At this time being, Wireless@KL coverage checker shows that majority of city areas are still stated as “coming soon”.

In brief, Wireless@KL only available at these places:Jln Raja Abdullah, Jalan Raja Laut, Changkat Bukit Bintang, City Square, Jalan Ampang, Jalan Berangan, Lorong Medan Tuanku, Megan Avenue, Menara Citibank, Menara OCBC, Pertama Complex, KL Plaza.

Please be reminded, however, there is a limitation whereby monthly network data usage PER account is capped at 500 MB. Hence, don’t expect to use it for P2P download; it’s meant for leisure browsing, IM, email, etc. (Don’t abuse the service; otherwise the free lunch will be gone anytime!)

So, hurry up! Register yourself an ID now to get free WIFI access whenever you’re in KL city!


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