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Intramuros, Luneta to offer free Wi-Fi

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Rizal Park and Intramuros will soon offer free Wi-Fi to visitors in key areas.

The Department of Tourism (DOT) signed a partnership agreement with Smart Communications Inc. for the connectivity of the two historical sites in Manila.

Areas covered by the agreement include Plaza Dilao, Casa Manila, Museo de Intramuros, Plaza Roma and Fort Santiago inside the walled city as well as the entire Luneta promenade area.

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Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, National Parks Development Committee executive director Cecille Romero and Intramuros Administration chief Guiller Asido, together with Smart president and chief revenue officer Alfredo Panlilio and PLDT Enterprise head Juan Victor Hernandez, signed the agreement during simple rites at Manila Hotel.


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