Fair
45°FFairFull Forecast

Chicago to offer Wi-Fi 
in parks, open spaces

Published: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 5:30 a.m. CDT

CHICAGO – Free wireless Internet is available in downtown Chicago’s Millennium Park, a service the city says will eventually be offered in all of its parks and open spaces.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the Chicago Broadband Challenge on Monday. As part of the effort the city will expand high-speed Internet access in underserved and disadvantaged neighborhoods.

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Daily Chronicle.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Watch Now

Player embeded on all DDC instances for analytics purposes.

NIU-Miami postgame

More videos »

Reader Poll

Would you support holding a referendum that proposes removing "the corrupting influence of money on our political system"?
Yes
No