Telecom services provider Dr. Peng (SH:600804) planned to invest 2 billion yuan ($323,84 million) in constructing millions of WiFi access points in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen by the end of 2014, according to chairman of the company Yang Xueping (report in Chinese). He added that the firm also planned to expand this service to cities countrywide.

Based on current fixed-line networks, the company aims to establish WiFi access points in public places, such as hotels, shopping centers and parking lots. Yang emphasized that the company will provide 100M free Internet services to customers.

Dr. Peng aims to establish huge user database by providing free services to customers, and then, pushing games and ads to targeted customers. The company will then share commissions with third-party partners.

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Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.