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When Will There Be Free WiFi in Brooklyn Public Parks?

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Question: When Will There Be Free WiFi in Brooklyn Public Parks?
Here are five places where can you find free Wi-Fi in Brooklyn parks.
Answer: Free, AT&T-supplied Wi-Fi is available in five Brooklyn parks, as of 2012. You can log on for free while lolling in the grass in Prospect Park, after your tennis game in Fort Greene Park, or while gazing at the Brooklyn Bridge at Brooklyn Bridge Park! (Promised in 2011, this service materialized in 2012, as part of the wiring of 26 locations in 20 New York City parks across all five boroughs.)

5 Brooklyn Parks With Wi-Fi

Parks in Brooklyn that have free Wi-Fi:
  1. Brooklyn Bridge Park Piers 1 and 6
  2. Fort Greene Park around the monument and visitors center
  3. Herbert Von King Park ampitheater
  4. McCarren Park around the field house
  5. Prospect Park around the picnic house.

City Wide Initiative to Make NYC a "Digital City"

The digitization of the city's parks is part of a May 2011 comprehensive strategy, detailed in a 90-page report called Road Map for the Digital City, that aims "to make New York the nation's leading digital city." Yes!

The transformation of Brooklyn's parks into a Wi-Fi zone is part of a five-year initiative to "provide free Wi-Fi service at 26 locations in 20 New York City parks across the five boroughs," according to a June 2011 City Hall press statement.

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