Free wireless internet coming to parking lot at County Office Building

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 26 July 2020 at 10:48 am

ALBION – Residents will soon have the option to access free wireless internet in the parking lot at the Orleans County Office Building on Route 31.

Rural Technology Operators (RTO) Wireless will put in the WiFi hotspot. The County Legislature eon Wednesday approved paying $99 installation charge of a Spectrum Business Class circuit and a cost of $64.99 per month, to be paid for by the Computer Services Department Budget.

RTO has been installing free WiFi hotspots at many of the village offices and town halls around the county.

Legislature Chairwoman Lynne Johnson said the WiFi can be used while residents are waiting for appointments and when they need internet access.

The county will have a firewall to prevent access to the county networks. The County Office Building is located at 14016 State Route 31, Albion.

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