Starting today, you can stream movies by an actual stream, make a park bench your office for a day, and generally stay informed and connected in more places.
Comcast has announced the installation of twelve WiFi hotspots in public park places - nine in City of Pittsburgh parks, three in recreation centers. This project is an extension of their partnership with the City that began with WiFi access in 22 senior and rec centers last year.
According to today's press release, Comcast is offering free WiFi in the following locations:
- Olympia Park, Mt. Washington
- McKinley Park, Beltzhoover
- Phillips Park, Carrick
- Davis Parklet, Squirrel Hill
- Ormsby Playground and Park, Southside Flats
- Frick Park, Squirrel Hill
- August Wilson Park, Hill District
- Moore Park and Pool, Brookline
- Grandview Park, Allentown
- Warrington Rec Center Playground, Beltzhoover
- Jefferson Rec Center Playground, Central Northside
- Ammon Rec Center Playground, Hill District
To access these hotspots, simply select the "xfinitywifi" network on your laptop or mobile device. Enter your Comcast email and password if you're an Xfinity Internet customer. Non-customers can connect for two sessions per month, up to one hour each.