V.25 No.39 | 09/29/2016
Library Offers Internet Hotspot Program
Press Release [ Fri Sep 30 2016 9:45 AM ]
Nearly 34 million Americans are without any kind of fixed or mobile Internet access, according to the Federal Communications Commission's 2016 Broadband Progress Report. Computer ownership and high-speed internet use in New Mexico lag behind most states in the Southwest, the report shows, indicating that many people are getting left behind.
The Public Library in Albuquerque-
A Mobile Hotspot is a device that connects to a computer, smartphone of tablet and generates a wireless Internet, or Wi-Fi, signal. Several devices can then access the Wi-Fi signal.
"As a city we are actively working on bridging the Internet accessibility gap," said Mayor Richard J. Berry. "This is one important step, part of a larger intentional approach to improve connectivity for everyone in the City of Albuquerque."
The Library is working with T-Mobile to provide the Hotspots for check out at each library in the system. A library card is required for checkout of the device; the new program begins Friday, September 30.
For more information go to abclibrary.org/
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