Staunton, Virginia launches free WiFi service

The city of Staunton, Virginia (20 square miles or 51 square kilometers; pop. 24,000) is now offering free WiFi in the city’s Gypsy Hill Park (which has a swimming pool and baseball field) and 30 municipal government locations. There are 28 wireless access points in the network, which relies on the fiber network that connects government facilities. The public libraries have had free Wi-Fi for many years now. The city plans to expand the Wi-Fi network to the police and fire departments. The network was built was Enterasys Networks, a Siemens Enterprise Communications Company.

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