Edinburgh’s getting free wi-fi starting this summer

Goodbye eduroam


Starting this summer, Edinburgh city centre will have access to free wi-fi.

The city council has signed a 10-year contract with intechnologywifi which would allow the company to provide wi-fi access across city streets and properties.

The plan will coincide with the Fringe Festival in August, but will not be limited to the festival period.

Councillor Frank Ross, SNP leader of the city council, said:

“This project is central the council’s plan for growing the city economy, and encouraging residents and visitors to stay longer and increase their spend”.

“It will be particularly beneficial for the millions of residents and visitors who enjoy our festivals each year.”