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Monday, May 25, 2015

LOOK: Albay jeep offers free Wi-Fi

LEGAZPI CITY—Netizens here are abuzz over photos of a public utility jeepney here that offers free Wi-Fi Internet connectivity to passengers.

Albay jeep offers free Wi-Fi
Photo: Gov. Joey Salceda
The jeepney, which plies the Legazpi City-Daraga route, allows passengers to connect to a router on the dashboard via a username and password which are displayed behind the driver’s seat.

It belongs to Jose and Jonah Cantilado of Dona Maria Subd., Barangay Tagas, Daraga, Albay, according to Gov. Joey Salceda.

Netizens say the free Wi-Fi is making commuting in Albay more enjoyable and productive.

In Bicol, several buses to and from Manila already offer free Wi-Fi connection, but it is rare for a jeepney to offer the service.

As of the time of posting, the set of photos, which are uploaded on Gov. Joey Salceda’s Facebook account, have received 2,585 likes and 82 shares. —BICOLSTANDARD.COM

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