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Island Shangri-La Hong Kong launches Free WiFi in Limousines

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Tuesday, 2 February 2010

The Island Shangri-La in Hong Kong has started offering complimentary Wi-Fi in its limousines. Guests reserving the hotels limousine service will be able to use the high-speed Internet connection through their mobile telephones, laptop computers or PDA (Personal Digital Assistant) devices.

The Internet connection provided through CSL NextG, is one of the worlds fastest 3G networks, offering HSPA (High Speed Packet Access) that delivers network speeds of 21.6 Mbps downlink and 5.7 Mbps uplink. The systems firewall and secured VPN (Virtue Private Network) also ensures safe access to corporate networks.

We realise the importance of getting connected anytime, anywhere and the complimentary Wi-Fi service is a limousine feature for guests who need to work while on the move, said Darren Gearing, area manager and general manager of Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong.

The Island Shangri-La hotel has its own fleet of chauffeured limousines, which includes an extended wheel base Rolls-Royce Phantom, Mercedes-Benz stretch, Mercedes-Benz saloons and luxury seven-seater vans.

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