Free Wi-Fi service in Mecca for Muslim pilgrims

Pilgrims going to the city of Mecca for the annual Islamic Hajj will have free Wi-Fi access at holy sites, thanks to network providers Bayanat Al-Oula and Mobily. Pilgrims going to the city of Mecca for the annual Islamic Hajj will have free Wi-Fi access at holy sites, thanks to network providers, Bayanat Al-Oula and Mobily. More than three million Muslims are expected to make the pilgrimage this year.

Tropos Networks is supplying the Wi-Fi mesh equipment and Aptilo Networks is managing it.