Comcast Provides 78,500 Free XFINITY WiFi Hotspots to Aid Residents and Emergency Personnel During Northern California Wildfire Crisis

Business Wire 13-Oct-2017 2:46 PM

XFINITY WiFi Hotspots Open, Offering Free Internet Access to Those Affected by North Bay/Wine Country Wildfires

LIVERMORE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Comcast has opened 78,500 XFINITY WiFi hotspots to help residents and emergency personnel gain Internet access and stay connected throughout the areas impacted by the Northern California wildfires. XFINITY WiFi hotspots are available for free to anyone who needs them including non-XFINITY customers and will remain available until at least October 31.

For a map of XFINITY WiFi hotspots, which are located both indoors and outdoors in places such as shopping districts, parks and businesses, please visit

Once at a hotspot, select the xfinitywifi network name in the list of available hotspots and then launch a browser.

XFINITY Internet customers can sign in with their username and password, and they will be automatically connected at XFINITY WiFi hotspots in the future.

Non-XFINITY Internet subscribers should visit the Not an XFINITY Internet Customer section on the sign-in page to get started.

These XFINITY WiFi hotspots will be open through October 31 and that date may be extended if needed.

About Comcast

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nations largest video, high-speed Internet, and phone providers to residential customers under the XFINITY brand, and also provides these services to businesses. It also provides wireless and security and automation services to residential customers under the XFINITY brand. NBCUniversal operates news, entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures and Universal Parks and Resorts. Visit for more information.

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Comcast Jenny Gendron, 925-424-0245Jenny_Gendron@comcast.com

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