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Ladywood Health & Community Centre – first to reap WiFi benefits!

Members of the public wanting to improve their computer skills or access useful online services at Ladywood Health and Community Centre will no longer have to go elsewhere following the installation of free WiFi for visitors.

Despite being commonplace in today’s society, those using the centre had been long used to being told there wasn’t any internet connection – and sometimes resorted to asking if they could use staff computers to access the internet.

But now though, thanks to Birmingham City Council’s Digital Birmingham team and the Government’s Super-Connected Cities Programme, the building on Vincent Street West, is amongst the first Birmingham buildings to go live with safe, secure public WiFi through the scheme.

Read the full press release here.

Action A2: Wireless Connectivity

The rapid proliferation of mobile devices means consumers increasingly expect to be able to connect to a reliable, high speed wireless service wherever they are. Birmingham will continue its drive for ubiquitous high speed wireless coverage by focusing on several areas.
These include: continued negotiations with potential providers to improve the availability of free public Wi-Fi across the city; Continue reading Action A2: Wireless Connectivity