Newcastle Council has launched a free public Wi-Fi network in the city's East in a bid to become globally connected

Gemma Ferguson
By Gemma Ferguson
Updated June 11 2019 - 9:50am, first published 4:54am
WI-FI LAUNCH: Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes was joined by Nick Brown and Rick Fancourt from Countrytell, as well as Brett Woods from CSA.

Newcastle took the next step towards becoming a globally-connected hub on Tuesday, June 11 with the launch of the council's new free Wi-Fi initiative.