Wi-Fi.HK

Background

The Government collaborates with the industry to promote a common Wi-Fi brand “Wi-Fi.HK” for those Wi-Fi services in Hong Kong which are offered by the public and private sectors completely free of charge or time-limited free of charge in Hong Kong. Organisations and Wi-Fi service providers are welcome to join this scheme.

Objectives

The objectives of this scheme are to:

  • make it easier for the public and visitors to find and use the free Wi-Fi services in Hong Kong;
  • stimulate the development of public Wi-Fi in Hong Kong; and
  • further advance Hong Kong’s position as a highly connected city in the world.

Participating Organisations

With the full support and participation of the Wi-Fi operators as well as public and private organisations, “Wi-Fi.HK” hotspots are distributed in the 18 districts across the territory. The participating organisations are listed as below:


Wi-Fi Service Providers
  • Hong Kong Telecommunications (HKT) Limited
  • Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited
  • Wharf T&T Limited
  • Hutchison Global Communications Limited
  • Y5ZONE Limited

Tourism Related Organisations
  • Ocean Park Corporation
  • Airport Authority Hong Kong
  • Ngong Ping 360 Limited
  • West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

Other Public Organisations
  • Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
  • Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited
  • Hong Kong Productivity Council
  • Hong Kong Housing Authority
  • Consumer Council
  • Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
  • Hong Kong Export Credit Insurance Corporation
  • Construction Industry Council
  • Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Industrial / Commercial Organisations
  • Hang Lung Properties
  • Hopewell Holdings Limited
  • Bank of East Asia, Limited

University and Tertiary Institutes
  • The University of Hong Kong
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • City University of Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong Baptist University
  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Lingnan University
  • The Education University of Hong Kong
  • The Open University of Hong Kong
  • Vocational Training Council
  • Tung Wah College
  • The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
  • Hang Seng Management College
  • School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE)

Hong Kong SAR Government

  • Government bureaux & departments (Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, Civil Aviation Department, Home Affairs Bureau - Youth Square Management Unit, Home Affairs Department, Hong Kong Observatory, Intellectual Property Department, Office of the Communications Authority, Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, Transport Department and Water Supplies Department)
  • Government Wi-Fi Programme

The number of “Wi-Fi.HK” hotspots has increased from over 5,000 since the service launch in August 2014 to over 19,000 today.

Without the need for prior registration, the public and visitors can enjoy at least 30 minutes free Wi-Fi service per day from each of the above organisations.

“Wi-Fi.HK” Thematic Website and Mobile App

For details of free Wi-Fi hotspots, please visit the thematic website (www.wi-fi.hk), or download & install the “Wi-Fi.HK” mobile app.

Wi-Fi.HK mobile app