Breaking News Bar
posted: 10/26/2013 9:44 AM

More Chicago parks getting free wireless access

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- Two of Chicago's busiest parks will become the latest city locations to offer free wireless internet access.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Friday that Google will sponsor service at Garfield Park on the city's West Side and the South Shore Cultural Center on the South Side.

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

Emanuel says the three-year contract with Google is part of his effort to ensure Chicago is one of the most connected cities in the world.

Alderman Jason Ervin says wireless access will help promote education year round for residents near Garfield Park.

Alderman Natashia Holmes' ward includes South Shore Cultural Center. She says the free wi-fi "can only lead to good things," including attracting businesses to the area.

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.
    help here