The South African government to launch free public WiFi programme in Impendle, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) on Tuesday.
The programme is being rolled out by the Universal Service and Access Agency of SA, which reports to the Department of of Telecommunications and Postal Services.
The provision of free public WiFi services in rural areas which are classified as underserviced in terms of telecommunications infrastructure is one Government’s interventions to expand services to all while contributing to lowering the cost to communicate.
The free public WiFi programme in Impendle has connected schools, health facilities, the post office, library, Thusong Centres, community centres across the municipality and the municipal offices.
There are also several hotspots which have been rolled out.
Impendle is a town in Umgungundlovu District Municipality in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. Town 48 km west of Pietermaritzburg and 37 km north-east of Bulwer.