Province of Friesland gives grants to companies for tourism Wi-Fi hotspots




The provincial government of the province of Friesland is Wi-Fi hotspots meant for tourists subsidize. Companies, associations and tourist boards up to 1400 euro per hotspot get to create a wifi connection and keep in the air. Three years

Wifi in Friesland The wifi hotspots should be available in public areas such as shopping, but need not be freely accessible or free, the province has not made a condition of the requirements. The underlying Internet connection of the hotspot must have a minimum speed of 40Mbit / s, which can be achieved through a wired connection or radio link.

The operators of the hotspots must make it clear that the hot spot is created with a grant from the province and the opening page the Tourist Portal of the province should be. The subsidized hotspots should all be ready within roughly one year.

Centers of various Frisian villages were on a trial basis last year wifi, writes the province. The province will spend up to 390,000 euros in subsidies and places have a touristy nature to be eligible. Before the grant “The community today can not do without wifi” says director responsible Province Sietske Poepjes, “The Internet is a basic necessity for tourists.”


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