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  • ACT Fibernet Launches Public Wi-Fi Hotspots in Chennai

    Published on February 24, 2024

     Chennai : ACT Fibernet (Atria Convergence Technologies Ltd.), India’s largest fiber-focused wired broadband internet service provider, today announced the launch of public Wi-Fi hotspots across Chennai. The official launch ceremony was held in the presence of the Honourable CM of Tamil Nadu, Mr. M.K. Stalin, along with senior dignitaries representing the government of Tamil Nadu, at the Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam.

    Transforming Chennai into a Connected City: This initiative marks a significant step towards transforming Chennai into a truly connected city. ACT Fibernet is committed to providing seamless and high-speed Internet access to all residents, bridging the digital divide and empowering individuals with the power of the Internet.

    Phase-wise Deployment: In the initial phase, over 500+ Wi-Fi hotspots will be deployed across various key locations throughout the city, including Marina Beach, Besant Nagar Beach, bus stops, corporation parks, and bus terminus. This network will progressively expand to 3000 hotspots across Chennai, ensuring extensive coverage and accessibility.

    Free and Easy Wi-Fi Access: Both ACT Fibernet customers and non-customers can benefit from this initiative. Non-ACT customers will receive free Wi-Fi access for 45 minutes at speeds up to 20 Mbps. ACT customers will enjoy 45 minutes of Wi-Fi at their subscribed speeds. This convenient and user-friendly approach ensures everyone can experience the benefits of high-speed internet connectivity.

    Mr. M.K Stalin, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, said, “We are delighted to partner with the ACT Fibernet in launching this public Wi-Fi initiative. This project aligns perfectly with our vision of creating a digitally empowered Tamil Nadu, providing equal access to information and opportunities for all citizens.”

    Mr. Bala Malladi, Chief Executive Officer of ACT Fibernet, said, “ACT Fibernet, being the most admired and beloved broadband service provider of Tamil Nadu, we are delighted to bring this free WiFi public hotspot service connecting people and communities across seamlessly. This public Wi-Fi project is a testament to our commitment to bridging the digital divide and empowering the citizens of Tamil Nadu with the Internet’s transformative power. We are confident that this initiative will significantly enhance the lives of residents across Chennai.”

    The setting up of WiFi hotspots in public spaces across Chennai will catalyse the development of Chennai’s IT infrastructure and address connectivity challenges. By weaving a web of digital accessibility throughout bustling areas, ACT Fibernet is democratizing access to information and fostering a tech-savvy environment. ACT Fibernet is committed to building and maintaining a robust and accessible digital infrastructure for Chennai, fostering a more connected and empowered future for all.

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