Proposal to encourage Wi-Fi development in China

The Chinese Government will work with ICT companies to formulate a proposal encouraging the development of Wi-Fi applications for leveraging on the Government's free Wi-Fi services.

The Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development Frederick Ma stated that more than 60 bureaux and departments have deployed wireless-mobile technologies in about 200 IT systems. The Government will continue to leverage Web 2.0 technologies to enhance interaction with and receive feedback from the public. The government is encouraging bureaux and departments to follow the Web 2.0 development and make use of the applicable technologies to engage the public and improve public service delivery in their specific policy areas.