Select Page

Free WiFi in Edinburgh

get connected in the city with

intechnologyWiFi   City of Edinburgh Council


About the service

intechnologyWiFi, in partnership with the City of Edinburgh Council, is delighted to announce the roll-out of an outdoor, free WiFi service across Edinburgh city centre – providing residents and visitors in the heart of Scotland’s capital with access to fast, efficient internet connectivity.

#EdiFreeWiFi – The Edinburgh WiFi network

This open WiFi network is truly free for all users and has no restrictions on time, with fast internet coverage provided in the open air in the city centre for residents and visitors seeking to log-on while ‘on the go’.

Edinburgh Free WiFi map

Get the Edinburgh Free WiFi map to find out where you can connect:


Edinburgh Free WiFi captive portal

How do I log-on?

Logging on to the outdoor free WiFi is simple:

connect to EdiFreeWiFi - step 1

Turn on WiFi on your phone or mobile device

connect to EdiFreeWiFi - step 2

Look for EdiFreeWiFi in your list of available WiFi networks

connect to EdiFreeWiFi - step 3

Select EdiFreeWiFi and wait for the pop-up window

connect to EdiFreeWiFi - step 4

Log-on with either your Facebook details or by entering some basic info

Start enjoying the free WiFi!

Benefits of ‘on-the-go’ connectivity

With high-speed, free WiFi available across Edinburgh’s vibrant and active city centre, residents and visitors in the streets can take advantage of the benefits that ‘on-the-go’ connectivity offers.


Keep in touch on social media


Do your shopping and browse the best offers


Book a restaurant, a museum or the cinema


Catch up on the latest news


Find out the next train or bus


Access various online services

#EdiFreeWiFi – Edinburgh Free WiFi: Logging on to the service
#EdiFreeWiFi – Edinburgh Free WiFi: Using the service

Frequently Asked Questions

Some of the most common questions about intechnologyWiFi and the services we provide can be found below.

What is the service?

It is a free outdoor WiFi service being made available in Edinburgh city centre.

Who can use the service?

The free WiFi service is available to all residents and visitors to Edinburgh, who have access to either a WiFi-enabled laptop, tablet or mobile device, in public open spaces around the city centre.

Do I have to register?

Yes. In order to register, you will need to provide either:

  • a valid email address and a few simple details to enhance your experience (i.e. name, gender, age range);or
  • your Facebook log-in details (email address and password)


How will my data be used?

The WiFi service is fully compliant with the Data Protection Act 1998. Full terms and conditions about using the WiFi service, including information on how your data will be used and secured, can be downloaded here.

The WiFi service is provided by intechnologyWiFi, who are registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 with the Information Commissioner’s Office in the UK.

Why should I choose the free WiFi over 3G, 4G or GPRS?

The free WiFi service will not use any data allowance from a mobile plan and offers fast, efficient coverage, even in busy areas. This means your favourite apps and websites can display content more quickly.

When and where is it available?

The service is being made available 24/7, 365 days a year, across Edinburgh city centre, in outdoor areas.

A map of the available coverage area can be found here.

Do I need to sign a contract to use the service?

No. There is no contract to sign and use of the WiFi is completely free – you will not be asked for payment details when logging on or using the service.

My question isn't listed

These are some of our most common queries, but if your question isn’t answered here, please visit our comprehensive WiFi Service FAQs.

How can I provide comments or feedback about the service?

Should you experience any issues in using the free WiFi, or have a question about the service, please get in touch below:

11 + 2 =

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This