Public WiFi Deployment
Schenectady - Deploys Public WiFi in Downtown
June 20 is known as World Wi-Fi day - a global initiative to recognize the 4 billion people around the world without internet access and help bridge the digital divide. Internet access today is as much of a necessity as telephone service was in years past. Here in Schenectady, a
As part of the recent Union Street reconstruction, we installed Wi-Fi access points that allowed us to control smart lighting and other IOT sensors and are evaluating the benefits of them. Taking these devices a step further, we have used them to deploy Public Wi-Fi in that section of Union Street between Broadway and Lafayette Street. This along with additional Wi-Fi access in front of City Hall on Jay Street is now available for our residents and visitors to the City.
This announcement comes in coordination with the announcement of a Downtown Schenectady trolley that will help citizens access more of downtown and Transfinder's new cityfinder app that will help people connect with the businesses in Schenectady.
Innovation and Performance Specialist