WeChat today added a new WiFi connection plugin for its public accounts. The new feature offers Wi-Fi solution plans to bricks-and-mortar stores, connecting Wi-Fi service providers, offline merchants and customers.

According to Tencent, this function will be applicable to different scenarios in shopping centers, hotels, hospitals and restaurants.

WeChat users will be able to enjoy free WiFi connection over WeChat public accounts when they enter the corresponding bricks-and-mortar stores.

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Emma Lee

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.