Comcast to Offer Everyone Free Xfinity WiFi Hotspots Throughout Florida During Relief Efforts
By Space Coast Daily // September 9, 2017
more than 137,000 Xfinity WiFi hotspots in state
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – With Irma approaching as a powerful category 5 hurricane, it is possible many Florida residents may lose internet service following the storms expected impact.
Comcast has stepped up to help and announced on Wednesday it will open more than 137,000 Xfinity WiFi hotspots throughout the state for its customers and non-customers.
It will be for free.
There are several steps that you will need to take but a few steps could be the difference between knowing and not knowing important information.
You will need to be in range of the hotspot to connect.
Select the “xfinitywifi” network name in the list of available hotspots and then launch a browser.
Xfinity internet customers can sign in with their usernames and passwords, and they will automatically connect to the hotspots in the future.
Non-customers will be directed to the “Not an Xfinity Internet Customer” section on the sign-in page to get started. You can renew the complimentary sessions every two hours until September 15.
The company opened over 53,000 hotspots in the Houston area following Hurricane Harvey.
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