Super-fast Wi-Fi launched at Birmingham City Center

BORMINGHAM: Birmingham City Centre offering a super-fast free Wi-Fi to its visitors offering them an unlimited data services across a 2.5 square mile redius.
The Wi-Fi was jointly launched by Birmingham City Council and Virgin Media Business in partnership with Global Reach Technology and it will allow people to download content and surf the Internet without usage limits.
Already rolled out in the busiest parts of the city, further access points will be deployed to extend coverage in the coming weeks.
Access points have been mounted on street furniture across the city centre, connecting back into Virgin Media Business’ nationwide fibre optic network.
Cabinet member for a green, safe and smart city at Birmingham City Council, Cllr James McKay, said that Birmingham had become ‘the best connected city in the UK.’
He said: ‘We’re delighted to be able to offer this unrivalled connectivity in some the best-loved spaces in the city, particularly as more visitors arrive in the coming weeks to enjoy the Frankfurt Christmas Market and other festive celebrations.
‘This announcement builds on our connectivity plans for the city which aim to ensure that our citizens and businesses have access to the highest quality and affordable Internet services, and establishes Birmingham as the best connected city in the UK.’

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