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Downtown Vancouver Is Going To Be Getting A Big Free Public Wi-Fi Upgrade

Vancouver Free Public Wi-Fi Upgrade Telus

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If you’re one to rely on free public Wi-Fi, rejoice because Vancouver is set to get a big Wi-Fi upgrade.

According to the City of Vancouver, free public Wi-Fi will soon be available at the plazas surrounding the Vancouver Art Gallery, as well as the Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre.

The upgrades will be courtesy of Telus, and will carry no cost to the city.

This latest network expansion is the third phase of the city’s #VanWifi project.

“The #VanWifi project previously saw the delivery of free public wifi at 42 community centres and other civic facilities, completed by TELUS. Phase two, carried out by Shaw, encompassed outdoor City locations, social housing, and 136 Mobi by Shaw Go bike stations”, the City of Vancouver noted in a news release.

This upgrade will add to the city’s existing 768 free public Wi-Fi locations.

According to the City of Vancouver, this upgrade project makes Vancouver one of the largest providers of free public Wi-Fi in North America.

Late last week, the City of Vancouver also announced forthcoming regulations on single-use plastics. In addition, earlier this fall, the city announced that it was creating an independent auditor general office to act as a watchdog.

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