Mayor fast-tracks free wi-fi for metro

2015-09-16 06:00

Continued from page 1

Jordaan said the project would also help the metro in dealing with crime. “All high crime spots must have surveillance cameras with light and connectivity, so that people will be able to take a photo and send it to the 10111 call centre.

Jordaan also talked about his plans for better cooperation between the metro’s safety and security department and the SA Police’s 10111 centre to rid the metro of crime as part of the Take Back Our City campaign (read full story on page 2).

“The first thing we need to fight crime is accurate and fast information. If the cameras and Wi-Fi are in place, the information flows to the centre,” Jordaan said.

. News 24 reports the City of Tshwane launched in November 2013 the first phase of its public Wi-Fi offering through free internet zones (wi-fi hotspots) as part of the plan to blanket the city in free wireless data access as part of Project Isizwe.

The project is a partnership between the municipality and Project Isizwe and provides fully managed free internet zones to residents.

The project is part of the City of Tshwane’s Vision 2055 programme meant to focus the metro on first class service delivery for residents by 2055

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Mkhwebane makes her mark

2016-10-23 00:00

Inside News24

Financial advisors – Do you need one and should you get one?

The good, the bad, and everything else you need to know when considering hiring a financial advisor.


Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.