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About Victoria’s free public wi-fi pilot

VicFreeWiFi is available in the Melbourne, Bendigo and Ballarat CBDs as part of Victoria’s public wi-fi pilot project. The largest free public wi-fi network of its kind in Australia.

VicFreeWiFi is the largest and free outdoor wi-fi network of its kind in Australia. 

What you get

  • 1GB per day, per device
  • no need to enter your personal details to join
  • no ads

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About the network

The pilot will run until April 2022, and is a partnership with Victorian Government, local government, and industry.

The network is managed and maintained by telecommunications company TPG Telecom.

Benefits:

  • helps meet demand for free wi-fi connection in urban areas
  • establishes communications infrastructure for future projects
  • provides an opportunity to trial the Internet of Things (IoT) and advanced technologies
  • has a combined coverage zone of over 600,000 square metres across Melbourne, Ballarat and Bendigo CBDs

New free public wi-fi networks are planned for Shepparton and Geelong as part of the Connecting Regional Communities Program. For more information visit Connecting Victoria

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Reviewed 27 February 2019