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Roll-out of free Wi-Fi at 32 MRT stations will be ready by end 2015

Zafirah Salim | Dec. 19, 2014
This will include all stations on the North-East Line, as well as 12 other stations: Ang Mo Kio, Bedok, Bukit Batok, Buona Vista, Choa Chu Kang, Clementi, Eunos, Jurong East, Khatib, Paya Lebar, Sembawang and Yishun.

Commuters at all North-East Line (NEL) MRT stations as well as 12 other stations will get free Wi-Fi access by the end of next year, said the Land Transport Authority (LTA) in its annual rail report released yesterday (Dec 18).

These 12 stations include Ang Mo Kio, Bedok, Bukit Batok, Buona Vista, Choa Chu Kang, Clementi, Eunos, Jurong East, Khatib, Paya Lebar, Sembawang and Yishun. 

Currently, free Wi-Fi access is only available at City Hall, Orchard and Raffles Place, as well as selected platforms at Bishan, Dhoby Ghaut and Outram Park stations. Wi-Fi connectivity at all platforms of the latter three stations will be completed by mid-2015, according to LTA.

It added that by end 2015, commuters waiting for trains at the platforms of 32 stations will be able to access free WiFi service to check their emails, surf the web, or connect to social media platforms.

Wi-Fi-connected platforms can be identified by the posters and decals at these stations. Commuters who wish to access the free Wi-Fi at train stations will first have to set up an account with Wireless@SG.

 

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