Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Europe will grace over 8000 towns and villages with free public Wi-Fi

Last year, the European Commission convened to ponder over equipping numerous public spaces in member states across the continent with free wireless connectivity, ultimately pledging $134 million to reach this goal. Following a resultant meeting with the European Parliament and Council earlier this week in Brussels, the Commission announced it has officially reached political agreement to launch the so-called WiFi4EU initiative. As Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker stated during the first assembly, the campaign aims to supply “every European village and every city with free wireless internet ac­cess around the main centres of public life by 2020.” The sentiment was seconded by VP Andrus…

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