Punjab Government is making wi-fi services available for free in Lahore, Multan and Rawalpindi at many public locations and government buildings in these cities.
Following a report shared by Dr. Umar Saif, the head for Punjab Information Technology Board this is ready to go live in Lahore. 115 public locations which include 12 parks, 17 main markets and 20 colleges will be using this free wi-fi service.
CM Shahbaz Sharif gave approval for Wi-fi under Metro Wi-fi Network Program at important educational institutions, hospitals and railway stations, airports, metro bus routes and bus stands etc.
PITB started and executed many projects like online web service for monitor of schools in Punjab, system for finding and monitoring businesses for tax collection and automation of Punjab police force. It is the government organization’s work in their target for modernization of the province.
Plans are also there to make Wi-fi in Karachi also but there is no specific date announced.