Wi-Fi Gaining Traction in Sri Lanka
Wi-Fi hotspots might be a more important platform for Internet access across South Asia than many presently believe.
Chanuka Wattegama, board director of the Information and Communication Technology Agency in Sri Lanka, said Sri Lanka has a low-cost Wi-Fi project that offers the first 100MB for free each month.
About 40 percent of users manage to stay under the 100 MB mark, he said. Perhaps paradoxically, some larger mobile operators seem to believe highly available Wi-Fi helps theire business, while smaller providers fear the low-cost Wi-Fi service is a threat.
The M Hotel Singapore | 10-11 September 2015
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