Wi-Fi Roll-Out in North Yorkshire
NYnet rolls out free wi-fi service across North Yorkshire.
17:19 29 March 2022
North Yorkshire and Harrogate Borough Council have partnered with NYnet in a scheme that saw the rolled out of public access wi-fi in various market towns across North Yorkshire.
The £3.6m scheme was boosted by Harrogate providing £300,000 to fund extra coverage across its district.
Robert Ling, North Yorkshire's Assistant Director for Technology and Change, said: “Harrogate is one of the largest, busiest towns in North Yorkshire which boasts thriving businesses, tourist attractions and stunning gardens. Our hope is that the free Wi-Fi service will prove popular, as it is certain to boost the town’s digital infrastructure.
“We are proud to have successfully delivered the Wi-Fi scheme across 20 towns and thank all those who have had a hand in the roll-out. We have already seen high usage across these towns and we are sure the benefits will be felt for years to come.”
Matt Roberts, Harrogate Borough Council’s Economy and Transport Officer, said: “By providing free public spaces Wi-Fi it allows people of all ages to keep connected, look up local businesses and discover all that the Harrogate district has to offer."