At OTE Group we consistently support activities that contribute to the preservation and dissemination of our cultural heritage. With technology as a vehicle, driven by education and culture, we demonstrate our interest in the protection of our valuable heritage and the emergence of contemporary artistic creation.
We express and demonstrate our support with a wide range of sponsorship activities throughout Greece, implemented with the know-how and innovative products of our Group.
Advanced broadband (Wi-Fi) services in 25 archaeological sites
COSMOTE, in cooperation with the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, will offer wireless broadband services (Wi-Fi) at the 25 largest archeological sites and museums of the country, based on their significance and visitation. The total investment exceeds the amount of 3,000,000€ and includes the analyses and study of archaeological sites, the design and development of a wireless network infrastructure in locations selected by the Ministry of Culture and Sports, as well as the supply of necessary equipment, operation and maintenance of the networks, but also the free provision of wireless Internet services.
Our goal is to promote our country, our cultural heritage and our history through the development of new interactive and modern means of touring and presenting the exhibits. Free access to a broadband network at archeological sites and museums allows visitors to easily search for information about the monuments, to share their experience via the internet and social networks, but also for the relevant cultural institutions to develop new ways for guided tours and visitors’ hospitality.
Archaeological sites and museums that already have free WiFi are: the Acropolis Archaeological Site, the National Archaeological Museum, the Byzantine & Christian Museum, the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, the Heraklion Archaeological Museum, the Archaeological Museum Thessaloniki Knossos, the Archaeological site and Museum of Delphi, Ancient Epidaurus, the Acropolis and the Museum of Mycenae, the island of Spinalonga, Ancient Corinth, the Archaeological site of Delos, the Archaeological site of Akrotiri, Thira.
Free WiFi to be provided soon to the following: Ancient Olympia, Acropolis of Lindos, Archaeological site of Sounio, Royal Tombs of Aegon(Vergina) and new Museum of Vergina, Museum of Byzantine Culture, Ancient Dodoni, Archaeological Site of Ancient Nemea, Mystras, Archaeological Site and Museum of Eleftherna Crete, New Archaeological Museum of Chania.
The program of providing free WiFi at important archeological sites and museums by COSMOTE in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and Sports, highlights and promotes Greek history and culture with the power of modern technology.