A Guide to Wifi in Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City is a political, economic, cultural, and entertaining hub in Vietnam. Do not need to worry when you travel to Ho Chi City with Wifi. You can access free Wifi at the airport, Nguyen Hue walking street, shopping malls, hospitals, hotels, restaurants, cafes, etc. Wifi is very helpful to most of the passengers who have portable internet devices including smartphones, tablets, laptops but have not obtained SIM Cards or cellular connection in Ho Chi Minh. This Guide to Wifi in Ho Chi Minh City gives you some useful information about Wifi in the city, how to connect your device to the Wifi.
Wifi at Tan Son Nhat airport
Both international and domestic terminals of Tan Son Nhat Airport (SGN) provide free 24/24 Wifi service. The free sessions last for 240 minutes. The airport wifi can help passengers to contact their families or search for useful information quickly. To connect your devices to the airport Wifi, choose the available FreeWifi TanSonNhat Airport. When you open your browser, you will see a registration form which must be filled with your details and submitted. Now the connect is done.
Wifi in Nguyen Hue Walking Street
In 2015, Nguyen Hue Street became a walking street which attracts a large number of locals and tourists. Free 24/24 S-wifi is provided in the entire street.
Steps of accessing Wifi in Nguyen Hue Walking Street:
Step 1: Choose Free S-wifi.
Step 2: Open any browser on your device.
Step 3: You should click the banner appearing on the screen or follow the instructions.
Step 4: When the string “Bạn đã truy cập internet thành công” appears, the device has been connected to the Wifi.
The speed of the free Wifi is not always high. it is usually low at night and weekends when thousands of people gather there to enjoy a wide range of cultural programs, street performances. Places where the Wifi speed is high:
90 Nguyen Hue Street
the crossroads of Huynh Thuc Khang and Nguyen Hue Streets
53 Nguyen Hue Street, next to Duxton Hotel
18 Nguyen Hue Street, next to Time Square Building
Fahasha Book Store, 40 Nguyen Hue Street
Lucky Pizza, 38 Nguyen Hue Street
Hoang Phuc Store, 52 – 54 Nguyen Hue Street, next to the crossroads of Nguyen Hue and Mac Thi Buoi Streets
70C Nguyen Hue Street
The parking at the crossroads of Ton That Hiep and Nguyen Hue Street
88 Ngo Duc Ke Street
Tung Lam Gallery, 88 Nguyen Hue Street
Wifi at shopping malls, restaurants, cafes, hotels
At many restaurants, cafes, hotels in Ho Chi Minh, Wifi infrastructure is deployed and works great. You can connect to Wifi at fine dining restaurants, fast food franchises such as Mc’ Donald, Lotteria, KFC, Domino Pizza, The Company Pizza, Pizza Huts, coffee shops including Starbucks, The Coffee House, Monkey in Black, Highland Coffee, Trung Nguyen Legend offer free Wifi. The Wifi network name and password are usually written around these places and can be found easily on menus or the wall. You can also ask the customer service departments, waiters/waitresses, receptionists for the information.
Wifi at hotels: check if the hotel/homestay/guesthouse/Airbnb provides Wifi connection before booking. The Wifi at your accommodation is very useful, you may encounter many problems without free Wifi at your hotel. As far as I know, most of the 5-star, 4-star, 3-star hotels in the center of Ho Chi Minh have free wifi.
At shopping malls, you may or may not follow some steps to pass the advertisements to connect to Wifi successfully.
Use free wifi finder and map
You can use free wife finder and map mobile application such as Avast Wi-Fi Finder, Wi-Fi Map, Free Wi-Fi Map (Wiman), WiFiMapper, WiFi Finder. Wifi Chua is a very popular mobile application of this kind in Vietnam.
I hope this Guide to Wifi in Ho Chi Minh City helps you as much as possible on your trip to Ho Chi Minh City. Read more about A Guide to Sim Card, 3G/4G in Ho Chi Minh