Sri Lanka Government is providing Free Wi-Fi Service to its citizen in more than 100 hotspots which includes Railway Stations, Libraries, Temples and other important public places. Jaffna people are in the lead when comparing other places in using the free Wi-Fi Services throughout the country in numbers.
Mean while analysts says most people using the internet can’t be taken as new development or normalcy had returned to the region after the war. During the time of the war people used to communicate and view news using the internet. Now most of the restrictions had been removed and free Wi-Fi along with the use of the latest devices may be the reason for people to use this service.
Increase in the usage of the internet may had made many developments in the IT sector although young men and women are suspected of engaging in anti social activities through this new media. It is time for the Education sector, community organizations and the leading activists to teach them on how to use the internet in proper way for development and not to engage in anti social activities.