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Google, Facebook and Vodafone are among the companies eager to partner with Delhi on its plan for free citywide Wi-Fi, the Economic Times reports.
Solar-powered man-made trees in Dubai can charge electronic devices and connect people to the Internet without drawing from the power grid, according to the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
The city will implement 70 projects under an initiative that aims to empower citizens and visitors with digital information, MobileSyrup reports.
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Office for Tech and Innovation is soliciting ideas for ways to bring world-class broadband connectivity to the Big Apple, Technical.ly Brooklyn reports.
The Portuguese city equipped hundreds of taxis and buses to connect passengers to the Internet for free and collect data on road conditions and trash bins, the Technology Review reports.
The move will make the Internet more accessible to citizens and tourists, the Times of India reports.
A $200 million plan backed by New York Mayor Bill de Blasio would install 10,000 free Internet hotspots over six years, Ars Technica reports.
New York is among 60 U. S. cities implementing free, citywide Internet access to bridge a “digital divide” that leaves many poor residents without Internet service, Bloomberg reports.