The purpose of public Wi-Fi hotspots in the province is to bridge the digital divide by providing free, easy and reliable Internet access in major public places. PITB has set up 200 free Wi-Fi hotspots in Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Multan, Bahawalpur and Murree districts.
The Wi-Fi hotspots have been set up at educational and government buildings, public parks, market places, hospitals, railway stations, airports and bus stations. So far, 19.7 Million sessions have been created, 15 Million hours have been consumed, almost 1900 TB data has been downloaded and 1.5 Million users have used public wifi. Information recorded against each session includes citizen mobile number, wifi location, data usage etc.