Published On: Wed, Jun 7th, 2017

Free WiFi zone to be implemented in Merida’s Centro

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While you wait for your bus in downtown, you will be able to access the internet.

MERIDA — On Monday, June 5, the city council began a plan to offer free internet in the streets of the Historic Center, expanding this service to bus stops, some public areas like markets and tourist sites.

“We are sure that these actions will not only improve the connectivity of the city, but will also provide much support for those who need access to the network and consult data or pages to search for information,” said Mayor Mauricio Vila Dosal.

(Image: Google)

(Image: Google)

For his part, the Director of Information Technologies, Rodrigo Solís Pasos, reported that the network covers 11 km of streets and extends from 66th to 50th street from east to west and from 53rd  to 69th from north to south, with a speed of two megabytes per user.

The free internet service on streets of the Historic Center will be available 24 hours a day, and users will be able to access social networks and websites, however, pornographic pages and extreme violence sites will be blocked.

In Mérida there is also free access to internet in the Plaza Grande Park, San Juan Park, Hidalgo Park, De la Madre Park, Santa Lucia Park and in municipal offices.

In order to access the wireless internet in the Center, users must connect to the networks of “AyuntamientodeMerida”; later they need to connect by Facebook or with an E-mail and a register basic data that will allow users to access without problem and to navigate in the network.




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