India’s first municipal to provide free wi-fi access all across town

A small town name malappuram is all set to provide Free wi-fi access all across town, the small town is located in kerala is not a famous for any sectors now the town became india’s first municipality to provide free wifi.

The project is implemented by IT Mission with the help of BSNL. The municipality offices and premises will start getting free wifi connectivity from July.

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The government provides this free access for all 68,000 residents of Malappuram Municipality in Malappuram district, after the total project finished. meanwhile the government implemented first phase for 2,500 people with their passwords.

The project was partially funded by the State IT Department granting Rs.50 lakh and another Rs.95 lakhs were raised by the Municipality itself, to meet initial costs.

The service will be initially limited to the twin towns of Downhill and Uphill, and then expanded to cover the whole municipal area. As many as 17 high-power antennae have been erected along the 21-km roads within the municipal limits.