Earlier this year, TELUS landed a contract to bring free Wi-Fi to 43 locations in Vancouver, part of the city’s digital strategy. Vancouver and TELUS have announced the first locations to gain free Wi-Fi, listed below:
- Mount Pleasant Community Centre
- Champlain Heights Community Centre
- Coal Harbour Community Centre
- Roundhouse Community Centre
- Langara Golf Course Club House
- Fraserview Golf Course Club House
Next in line to gain free Wi-Fi are these locations:
- Creekside Community Recreation Centre
- The Gathering Place
- Trout Lake Community Centre
- The McCleery Golf Course Club House (set to go live in the coming weeks)
Below is the #VanWiFi Site Status site (nice Google Maps integration), which shows where Wi-Fi is online throughout the city:
How to connect to free Wi-Fi in Vancouver? Just launch your Wi-Fi settings and connect to the “#VanWiFi” network. You’ll be automatically redirected to agree to terms and conditions, which once you accept you’ll be able to connect. No account creation is required.
Let us know if you’re trying this already, and how those download speeds are!