Launching free public WiFi on the streets of Uptown Lexington takes another leap towards City Council Goals #2 and #6: " Define new economic direction..." and "Diversify the brand of Lexington..."
Information Technologies staff, along with significant support from City forces in the Electric and Fire departments, installed an outdoor wireless internet service blanketing coverage of more than twelve blocks in Uptown Lexington. Due to the strong commitment businesses and merchants in the Uptown Special Tax District make annually to keep the heart of Lexington vibrant, the initial area is geared towards the boundaries of the special tax district.
Generally speaking, CityWiFi coverage area spans from 3rd Street on North Main to 3rd Avenue on South Main; reaches east running along Salisbury Street; and reaches west running along State Street with a slightly broader reach on West Center Street.
Citizens and visitors can now stroll the streets of Uptown Lexington and "surf" mobile devices for online information and social media chatting. Shop, visit, or meet in Uptown Lexington and try out your ipad, tablet or smart phone on CityWiFi today!
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