Moscow authorities decided to make a visit to the cemeteries more comfortable and informative for citizens. To do this, they equip the key necropolises of the capital free wireless Internet, reports the official portal of the mayor and Moscow government.
It will be available in special areas in open areas Vagankovo, the Novodevichy convent and the Troekurov cemetery. A visit is a cultural and educational nature, the report of the site.
Wireless Internet will appear first in such places cemeteries, where a recreation zone, there are benches. It will be available in the first half of 2016, said the head of the GBU “Ritual” Artem Ekimov.
According to him, “free Internet access will make visiting the cemeteries easier and including will be educational in nature”. “Wi-Fi on the territory of a cemetery will be useful to visitors. Online every person interested in the identity of the buried or the monument on his grave, will be able to obtain the necessary information in the network. In addition, the Internet will allow you to download a map of the cemetery”, says Ekimov. Now the experts of “Ritual” to prepare the documentation for the tender for selection of an Internet provider.
This is not the first innovation, which can boast of a Moscow cemetery. So, at Novodevichy and Vagankovskoye cemeteries have already been installed terminals with which visitors can learn the GPS coordinates of their graves, to obtain information about their location, see their photos and dates of burial of the dead. Similar systems will soon be equipped with all Metropolitan cemeteries and promise at city hall.
The officials say that funeral services have recently become more convenient. For example, since 1 October this year in Moscow there is a experiment for the sale of tribal burial sites through a system of electronic auctions.
Note that in the UK and Spain Wi-Fi built into the sidewalk, and in the US the soup free wireless Internet serve the homeless.