You Can Get Free Wi-Fi in Punjab At These Locations

A couple of years ago, Punjab government and Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) announced the setting up of free WiFi access across the province. The government re-announced the project several times during the past two years.

The project was initially planned for Lahore, Rawalpindi and Multan with plans for expand the project into other cities in the coming years. While the ambitious project is still far from complete, the cities which were a part of the initial rollout process have officially gained free internet access at major public places.

PITB has now officially unveiled the list of places in Punjab where free WiFi access can be availed. The service is currently offered in Lahore, Multan, Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Murree and Gujar Khan.

Popular landmarks where free Wifi service is available are listed below:

Lahore:

  • Across most Metro bus stations
  • Allama Iqbal International Airport
  • Greater Iqbal Park
  • Anarkali
  • City Bus Station
  • Gaddafi Stadium
  • Lahore Zoo
  • Jalo Park
  • Model Town Park
  • Linear Park
  • Jilani Park
  • Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park
  • National Bank Park
  • Lahore Zoo Safari
  • And several colleges, universities, government offices, markets and hospitals

Rawalpindi:

  • Across most metro bus stations
  • Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium
  • Municipal Football Stadium
  • Benazir Bhutto Hospital
  • Raja Bazar
  • DHQ
  • Railway Station
  • Saddar
  • Liaquat Bagh
  • Rawalpindi Medical College
  • Fatima Jinnah Women University
  • And a few parks and hospitals

Islamabad:

  • Across some metro bus stations

Multan:

  • Across most metro bus stations
  • Jinnah Park
  • Gulshan Market
  • Qila Qasim Bagh
  • Shah Shams Park
  • Hussain Aghi Bazar
  • Nishtar Hospital
  • Darbar Hazrat Baha-uddin Zakariya
  • And some courts, markets, government offices, parks and historical landmarks.

Gujar Khan:

  • THQ Gujar Khan

Murree

  • Mall Road

The complete list of areas with free WiFi can be viewed here. (Note: Some areas are misreported and have incorrect location markers).

PITB has also launched an app for Android devices which can alert you when a free WiFi access-point is nearby. The app can be downloaded here.

More details are available in at PITB’s website.

He is the Editor-in-Chief at ProPakistani. Reach out at aadil.s[at]propakistani.pk


  • Bull crap! I saw this board/poster in Lahore General Hospital earlier this year and there was no wifi present. CM & PITB can only put up Ads and promote themselves!

  • how about free water bottles instead of wifi at these places? Its quit hot now a days and many people can’t afford/find clean water around easily (free nestle)

    Public wifi are a threat. One can hack all connected people, I will recommend to stay away from such FreePots.

    • Itni knowledge hoti Pakistani awaam ko to ‘Ghulam’ thori na hotay.
      Jaahil awaam free wifi pe aisay khush ho rhi hai jaise inki zindagi asaan ho jae gi ab.

      • the silent you are, the more you are able to hear. You won’t know whose hacking and whose not.

    • In many areas of Lahore, there are already water filters installed outside mosques where people can take fresh water at any time.

  • Telecom industry se tu govt chal rahi hai. Agr free wifi krdiya tu govt chalane k liye paisy kahan se lainge . ?

  • We dont want free wifi you corrupts, we want uninterrupted cheap electricity gas petrol , clean water and other necessities of life…. Allah se durrro tum sub ki akhirat buri hai jo tumhare herkatain hain

  • NO SIGNALS….CHECKED MANY PLACES IN RWP! ? SO SAD….THEY SHOULD HAVE USED LATEST STANDARD WIFI ROUTERS

  • Shahbaz shareef sahib Sai guzarish ha ka Rawalpindi Dhoke Hassu mai bhi free wifi hotspot ke scheme Chala dai .For a Students.kue ka Kuch khareeb log hota ha jo tuition ke fees afort nhi kr sakthy tho agr ap wifi ke service chaly dai gy tho unko boht Help mil jayen gee.

  • 03455246373 please Rawalpindi Dhoke Hassu mai humarey area mai wifi hotspot ke scheme chaly dai I belong tho poor family.i not able to pay the internet Fee’s.


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