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Mathews Library has Wi-Fi To Go kits available to borrow

Mathews Memorial Library launched Wi-Fi To Go late last month, a new service to provide high-speed internet access for library patrons anytime, anywhere.

Wi-Fi To Go is a kit that library patrons age 18 or older can check out for up to three weeks, with renewals possible, said a press release. The kits are available for immediate circulation as long as available, or they can be reserved for checkout.

A Wi-Fi To Go Kit.

The kit includes a Verizon Mi-Fi 8800L, Parsec PTAMM2L06 Omnidirectional Antenna with Magnetic Mounting Base, two coax connector adapters attached to antenna cables, a charging cable and charging block, and a Mi-Fi Quick Start Guide. Unlimited Internet data service is provided by Verizon Wireless.

A Wi-Fi Hotspot is a device used to connect a wireless-enabled device, such as a laptop, smartphone or tablet, to the internet, said the press release. The Hotspot is portable and can connect anywhere, provided there is adequate cellular data coverage. To enhance c...

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