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Comcast provides internet service to Kincade fire evacuation centres, opens up Wi-Fi hotspots

Wednesday 30 October 2019 | 12:10 CET | News
Comcast opened 12,000 Xfinity WiFi hotspots throughout Sonoma and Napa Counties in Northern California to help residents and emergency personnel stay connected during the devastating Kincade Fire. Comcast is opening its hotspots for free use by anyone who needs them – including non-Xfinity customers. In addition, Comcast is providing internet service to 11 evacuation centres serving residents that have been evacuated due to the Kincade Fire in Sonoma and Napa counties.

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Companies: Comcast
Countries: United States
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