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Service Upgrade: Second Mortuary Parlor Offers Free WiFi for Funeral Live Streaming

Department of Civil Affairs and its subordinate Mortuary Services Office have long been committed to the innovation and improvement of mortuary services and breaking stereotypes associated with the funeral service profession.
 
With the advancement in technology and the wide use of the internet, live streaming has become a popular application of telecommunication. Seeing this trend, the Department of Civil Affairs has installed a WiFi network (FBM-WIFI) at Second Mortuary Parlor via which funerals can be webcast for mourners who cannot attend the ceremony in person to view the funeral in real time and leave messages of condolences.
 Second Mortuary Parlor Offers Free WiFi for Funeral Live Streaming
According to the Mortuary Services Office, grieving families may use Facebook or any other broadcasting platform to live stream funerals via the free WiFi network. Those who need to use tripods may sign up with the funeral hall personnel for use of the equipment.
 
The agency has established “Life in Remembrance” website (https://w6.mso.taipei.gov.tw)(Chinese) for the bereaved to create lasting memorials to remember their lost loved ones. The website offers user-friendly features and is easy to personalize. There are six sections, including announcement, profile, life milestones, albums, stories, and a condolence board. The service is open for application.