Free Wi-Fi services are widespread in Hong Kong. In particular, there are many Wi-Fi.HK hotspots, which are completely free or free for a certain period of time. Look for the Wi-Fi.HK logo at venues across the city and the Wi-Fi.HK SSID on your device.
- GovWiFi – the Government’s free Wi-Fi service. No registration is required.
- MTR stations – You can connect to the internet with a mobile device near the ‘MTR Free Wi-Fi Hotspot’ sign in every MTR station. Simply select the ’MTR Free Wi-Fi’ network for free connectivity of up to 15 minutes per session, with a maximum of five sessions for each smartphone / computer per day. More details here.
- HKBN and Y5ZONE Wi-Fi Hotspots – Hong Kong Broadband Network and Y5ZONE provide free Wi-Fi across Hong Kong covering tourist attractions such as the sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck; shopping malls; restaurants; cafes like McDonald’s and Starbucks; and public transport such as the New World First Ferries. To enjoy the service, select ‘-Free HKBN Wi-Fi-‘ or ‘Y5ZONE’ Wi-Fi network. Simply open your browser and input the URL address you wish to access to get connected for free. (Limited free access per day, please see HKBN /Y5ZONE websites for Ts & Cs).
- csl Wi-Fi hotspots – csl free Wi-Fi hotspots can be found on all MTR platforms and concourses, selected Starbucks Coffee, Pacific Coffee, 7-Eleven and Circle K outlets and at selected phone booths. This service allows you to browse the Hong Kong Tourism Boards website and download apps from it for free.*