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Free wireless Internet in downtown Beijing

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The initial project map
June 25 is first day in the test phase of the 'Beijing Wicity Project' which aims to provide citizen's wireless internet access in much of downtown Beijing. According to the news, the wireless internet service will be free until after the Olympics games.

Beijing Wicity is a CHINACOMM (中电华通) project. Initially they aim to cover around 100 square kilometers: much of downtown Beijing including the area along the second and third ring roads, CBD, Financial Street, Zhongguancun district and Wangjing.

"CECT-CHINACOMM" is indeed appearing as an available wireless network in Danwei's headquarter office nearby Jianguomen, but your correspondent is unable to connect. Perhaps a few days are still needed to work out the kinks.

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hm, could connect when trying near ZiZhuQiao, near Gulou in XiCheng, however, no signal to be seen...

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