10 million yuan in losses for free Wi-Fi service in Guiyang


时间:2019-02-16 00:00:00  来源:  作者:

(ECNS)--D-Guiyang,theaward-winningfreeWi-FiprojectinGuiyang,capitalofsouthwestChina’sGuizhouProvince,hassufferednearly10millionyuan($1.45million)inlossesinthethreeyearssinceitbeganofferingtheservice.

ProjectoperatorGuizhouFanyaXintongInternetTechnologyisajointventurebetweentheGuiyangPeople'sGovernment,majorInternetanddatacenterserviceprovider21VianetGroupandFoxconn,theworld'sbiggestelectronicscontractmanufacturerandakeyApplesupplier,alongwithe-commercegiantAlibaba.

TheserviceallowspeopletoeasilyaccesstheInternetfreeofchargeafterpassingverificationonpopularsocialnetworkingappWeChatorthroughacellphonetextmessage.

GuiyangwasthefirstChinesecitytooffercity-widefreeWi-Fiservicesaccessiblethroughasmartphone,tabletPCorlaptop.Theprovince,oneoftheleastdevelopedregionsinChina,hasbecomealeadinghubforChina'sbigdataindustry,gatheringTencentandotherglobaltechgiants.

TheoriginalplanforD-Guiyangwastocompletetheprojectinthreeyearswithaninvestmentof2billionyuan.

SongXiajin,marketingdirectorofthecompany,saidD-Guiyanghasnowcoveredmainstreets,theairport,bullettrainrailwaystations,parks,squaresandotherpublicspacesinthecitybyinstalling4,500accesspoints.Actualspendingfortheprojectsofarhastotaled120millionyuan.

D-Guiyanghas110,000dailyusersonaverageand3.4millionmonthlyusers,accordingtothecompany,butmanyhavecomplainedaboutslowInternetspeeds.AtelecommunicationexpertsaidcurrenttechnicaldifficultiesmeanuserscannotgetaqualityInternetconnection.

TaoPei,amobileInternetanalyst,notedtheriseof5GwillmeantheendofWi-Fiservices,whichsuffersfromInternetstabilityandsafetyproblems.

Thebiggerchallengeisthatthecompanyhasfailedtofindabusinessmodeltobecomeprofitable.Ithadplannedtocollectuserdata,performdatamaskingfirst,andthensellitattheGuiyangBigDataExchange,buttheapproachprovedunsuccessful.

Songsaidaspartofcityinfrastructure,theprojectneedsmostlygovernmentalfundingwhenthebusinessmodelisunclear.Hesaidthelocalgovernmentonlyprovidedseveralmillionyuaninthreeyearswhilethecompanyitselflostnearly10millionyuan. 

Itstruggledtowinbusinesscontractsandatthesametimehadtodownsizefrom100employeestothepresent32.




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