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Gloucester seeks businesses willing to share Wi-Fi signal

Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, members of Gloucester County staff have been working to increase Wi-Fi access opportunities for residents in underserved areas of the county. Gloucester is offering free, limited Wi-Fi access from the parking lots of the Gloucester Library (both Main Street Center and Point branch), as well as on Main Street around the court circle.

The county is also encouraging private businesses and organizations to assist in this effort.

“We understand there are many out there who would like to be able to complete homework assignments, check their emails or connect virtually with family members,” said Carol Steele, Gloucester’s Assistant County Administrator. “We are trying to identify as many ways as possible to provide them with these opportunities.”

Gloucester is specifically seeking to identify those businesses and organizations with strong enough Wi-Fi signals that are willing to let members of the community access their connections by sitting in ve...

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