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BT launches free outdoor Wi-Fi in Newcastle

Thursday 11 August 2016 | 21:06 CET | News
BT is now providing an outdoor Wi-Fi service in key pedestrian routes in Newcastle city centre, Gateshead town centre and both sides of the Quayside. The service is being provided as part of the Go Digital Newcastle programme in partnership with Newcastle City Council and Gateshead. The outdoor WiFi service is being deployed using a combination of BT phone kiosks, lampposts and CCTV columns. The contract with BT is for 10 years at no cost to the councils, who will receive an initial upfront rental fee and annual rent from BT for the use of its street furniture.

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