Metropolitan Trading Company (MTC ) is an entity owned by the City of Joburg , Metropolitan Municipality (the city) tasked with operating Johannesburg Broadband Network (JBN),This will stimulate economic development in the city, reduce ICT costs and provide available broadband access to the industry.
Over 1000 free WiFi hotspot are already available in Jozi. It’s super easy to connect and you get 300 MB of free data per day which is 9GB per month.
Being a Smart City will also result in reduced cost of telecommunications, improved service delivery and increase in access to information technology.
The City of Joburg Educating Digital Intern programme coined C.O.J.E.D.I, is a programme initiated by the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality
Jozi Digital Ambassadors are contracted to train residents to connect to the City of Joburg’s free WiFi and to utilize its zero-rated Maru A Jozi portal; the initiative is ultimately changing lives.
The #Hack.Jozi Challenge is a competition for entrepreneurs with innovative ideas to solve a challenge that the citizens of Joburg face, by developing the best digital solutions to everyday problems.