Central Okanagan News
Free WiFi in Summerland
Residents looking to catch up on the latest news, sports or other information usually found through surfing the web will have a much easier time of doing so now that Summerland is offering up free WiFi.
The service will be provided through Shaw, which has signed a 10-year agreement with the District of Summerland.
“We are thrilled to provide this convenient and affordable service. It will enhance everyday life for residents, boost business opportunities, and give visitors another reason to stay longer,” says Mayor Janice Perrino.
Shaw customers will be able to connect to the wireless network called “ShawOpen” and log in with their Shaw account to register their smartphone, tablet, or laptop permanently on the network.
The Shaw WiFi is already available at the following locations:
- Main Street
- Aquatic & Fitness Centre
- Municipal Hall
- Museum & Heritage Society
- SCEDT (chamber) parking lot
- Victoria Road North (between Main and Jubilee)
- Memorial Park
- Crescent Beach
- Julia Kinsmen Park
- Kinsmen Park & Holler Riparian Area
- Lakeshore/Beaver Street Park
- Peach Orchard Park
- Living Memorial Baseball Park
It will also be available at Powell Beach and Rotary beach by the end of the month.
This new service is estimated to cost the district $340 per year.
Comments on this story are pre-moderated and approval times may vary. Before they appear, comments are reviewed by moderators to ensure they meet our submission guidelines. Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments are open and welcome for three days after the story is published. We reserve the right to close comments before then. Comments that appear on the site are not the opinion of Castanet, but only of the comment writer.
Read more Central Okanagan articles
- Teachers disheartenedKelowna
- Dogs attacked with weaponKelowna
- Dog handler recounts chaseWest Kelowna
- Man hospitalized after assaultKelowna
Kelowna Discussion Forum
Kelowna's Cultural District
Kelowna Road Closures
William R. Bennett Bridge
Tourism Kelowna Central Okanagan
District of Peachland
District of Lake Country
School District 23
Okanagan Regional Library