City launches free Wi-Fi in Spencer Smith Park

By Staff

September 14th, 2021



The City in partnership with Cogeco, has launched free, public-facing Wi-Fi in Spencer Smith Park

The Wi-Fi network is open to all park visitors daily and is available throughout most of the park.

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Park visitors can access the internet using a Wi-Fi-enabled device such as a laptop computer, tablet PC, or smart phone. The City’s Wi-Fi signal will display as “City of Burlington_Guest”. When accessing the Wi-Fi at this location, users will be presented with, and required to accept, the “Terms of Use of the Wireless Network and Disclaimer.”

Chad MacDonald, the newly appointed Chief Information Officer said: “This project is just one of the ways we are modernizing the delivery of the City’s services to help everyone stay connected, access public services and enjoy a better park experience.”

Quick Facts
• In 2015, free Wi-Fi was installed at Millcroft Park (4250 Millcroft Park Dr.) as part of a pilot program with Cogeco, to provide internet access within certain areas of the park.

• Currently, there is free Wi-Fi access in over 15 city facilities, including City Hall, arenas and recreation and community centres.



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