Free wireless Internet in Gazi
Residents of and visitors to the Gazi area of Athens will now have free, high-speed wireless Internet access as part of the "Information Society" Operational Programme.
The installation of the latest equipment at one of the main Technopolis buildings will serve all the outdoor areas of this multipurpose space, as well as the main squares in Kerameikos and the former Korean Market, making the area one of the biggest in Greece with free wireless Internet access provided by a public agency.
Visitors to Technopolis and the surrounding area can have free Internet access provided they have the appropriate equipment, such as a laptop, PDA or mobile phone with WiFi capability.
A similar network has already been set up through the Operational Programme in three public areas of the City of Athens. They include Syntagma Square, Kotzia Square and Thissio.
The wireless networks were established to help citizens and visitors become more familiar with high-speed Internet and to promote the multiple functions and services it offers to everyday life and work.