The Department of Information and Communications of Vinh Phuc
province has announced a 15 billion VND (708,000 USD) project to provide
free wireless internet services (wi-fi) in Tam Dao town.
According to Nhan dan Online, Tam Dao ( Three Islands ) describes
the natural beauty of the area’s three mountains that resemble a trio
of islands in a sea of clouds. The region is famous for its impressive
natural scenery, mild climate, diverse flora and fauna, and a number of
cultural and historical sites.
Sixty wi-fi “hotspots”,
each covering a circular area of 300 metres in diameter, will ensure
simultaneous internet access for 10,000 users and will begin operating
by the end of this year in the central area of Tam Dao town, which
includes many hotels and office buildings.
aims to promote the town’s image and attract more tourists by offering
them easy, free and convenient access to information.
Other well-known tourism towns in Vietnam , including Hoi An in Quang
Nam province, Ha Long in Quang Ninh province, and Hue in Thua Thien –
Hue province, have already established free wi-fi internet systems
for both local people and tourists.-VNA