Wireless Toronto

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Organization Info

Type of Organization: Not-For-Profit Group

Address: 215 Spadina Ave., Suite 416

Main intersection: Spadina & Sullivan

Nearest subway: N/A

Neighbourhood: Chinatown

Telephone: 647-722-3567 (Tech Support)

Website: http://wirelesstoronto.ca/

Wireless Toronto is a not-for-profit community group with the aim of bringing free wireless internet access in public and public-accessible spaces in Toronto.

Businesses and groups, parks, cafes, community centres, libraries, restaurants, malls, etc. can sign up to become a member of Wireless Toronto and offer Wi Fi access. This network membership fee is $50 a year and includes 24/7 monitoring of the hotspot status, technical support for visitors/customers, a listing on the Wireless Toronto hotspot list (web and print), and stickers indicating that venue is a Wireless Toronto hotspot. The wireless router which powers the network (Linksys WRT54GL) costs about $70.



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Location

The mailing address for Wireless Toronto

Wireless Toronto
Centre For Social Innovation
215 Spadina Ave., Suite 416
Toronto, ON M5T 2C7


Contact

General inquiries: [email protected]

Technical support inquiries: [email protected] / 647-722-3567. Please use email whenever possible.

Press inquiries: [email protected]



Hotspot List

A full list can be found here


Supporting Wireless Toronto

Members of the community can support Wireless Toronto by donation (via PayPal), or by getting involved with the group:

  • Help maintain a hotspot that you live near. e.g. fix it if it goes down, and helping out users who are having trouble connecting.
  • Find new places for to set up WirelessToronto hotspots
  • Create/find content for community pages: Put up locally-oriented information on the site's community page
  • Technical assistance: Help install string up cables, install routers, software experience with PHP, PostgreSQL, embedded Linux, RSS feeds, content management systems, or GIS etc


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