UK government is building free Wi-Fi hotspots at thirty public buildings in Cardiff as part of its £150million SuperConnected Cities programme - with up to £12.6million being invested in Wales. Cardiff, the capital and largest city in Wales is the first Welsh city to join the programme which will see more than 1,000 public buildings across the UK fitted with free wi-fi.
According to a statement by the goverment of UK, over the coming months, libraries, museums, civic centres and business centres will begin to offer free Wi-Fi in Cardiff. Venues set to benefit include Cardiff Castle, Central Library, the New Theatre, St David’s Hall and City Hall. All the venues are on track to go live by March 2015.
The other UK cities to benefit from free wifi are Aberdeen, Belfast, Brighton & Hove, Birmingham, Cambridge, Derby, Derry, Edinburgh, Leeds/Bradford, London, Manchester, Oxford, Perth, Portsmouth and Salford, according to UK goverment.
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