From Bangladesh to Indonesia, the Philippines to remote regions of Africa, Wi-Fi hotspots improve quality of life for citizens by expanding opportunities to connect online. Hotspots facilitate access to online government and commercial services for those who don’t have connections at home. Wi-Fi can link people to services in emergencies. Wi-Fi hotspots at schools and clinics can be tools for distance learning and medical treatment. For more information on how Wi-Fi and an open Internet enhance day-to-day activities, check out How the growth of free Wi-Fi is transforming life in Africa or Catching Up: Low ICT cities leapfrogging to mobile.