Free Wi-Fi and Energy

Free Wi-Fi and Energy

Matria do Yahoo! News mostra que a capital da Tailndia vai oferecer conexo wi-fi de graa (a velocidades reduzidas) como forma de economizar energia eltrica. Vejam:

“The Thai capital will offer 500,000 people free Wi-Fi access starting Thursday, in a pilot project that will provide 15,000 hotspots for them to get online, Bangkok’s municipal government said. The scheme is part of the city’s drive to cut back on its energy use as officials hope residents will drive less if electronic communication becomes more convenient. The free service, which is set to last for one year in its initial phase, will offer only slow 64K connections designed mainly for checking email or sending text messages. ‘Using information technology for communication with others rather than taking transportation will save energy in crisis period and for the future,’ Bangkok Governor Apirak Kosayodhin said in a statement. (…)”