JOHOR BARU: The Johor authorities will begin upgrading and increasing its Johor WiFi 2.0 mission subsequent 12 months to supply free Web protection statewide, particularly in rural areas.
State Training, Infrasture, Heritage and Tradition Committee chairman Mazlan Bujang stated research have began in July this 12 months to determine appropriate places to construct new infrastructures for this objective.
“At current, there are 201 free hotspots below the mission, and we goal so as to add extra hotspots the place the places are nonetheless below assessment.
“Apart from that, we plan to start upgrading works at current hotspots too as a few of them have been in service because the Johor WiFi mission was launched in 2016 to supply free Web entry to the general public.
“We hope to finish the upgrades from copper to fibre optics and the set up of latest hotspots within the subsequent three years,” he stated in a press convention right here on Tuesday (Nov 16).
Earlier, Mazlan attended a briefing session concerning the Web protection in Johor with the state’s assemblymen on the RTM auditorium in Johor Baru.
“Beforehand, the mission centered on city areas and public areas, so this time spherical, we goal so as to add extra hotspots in rural areas.
“The necessity for higher Web velocity and protection is essential, which was seen in the course of the Covid-19 pandemic the place work, companies and research had been carried out closely on-line,” he added.