Free Internet Access in Public Spaces – México Conectado

Free Internet Access in Public Spaces

Mexico Conectado is a Federal Government program that through the Ministry of Communication and Transportation contributes to warrant citizen´s constitutional right to Internet access. The program, implemented in coordinated action with state and municipal governments, offers free Internet access in public places such as schools, hospitals, universities, governmental offices and parks, among others.

Mexico Conectado objectives are:

  • Improve the quality of public services though the use of ICT technologies otherwise unavailable without Internet access.
  • Contribute to bridge the digital divide in Mexico by providing free Internet access to the general population in these public buildings and spaces.
  • Achieve economies of scale by aggregating, in the public tenders, the demand of Internet services of the three levels of government.