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You can now connect your smartphone, laptop or ipad to free WiFi when you’re at the Carindale Recreation Reserve.

Brisbane City Council is now offering free wireless hotspot areas in 22 parks and public spaces across Brisbane at a maximum download speed of up to 512kbps.

I’ve been looking forward to the BCC WiFi rollout in the area and am keen to try it out in the next few days. The Carindale Recreation Reserve is a popular place for activities such as pilates, kids parties, BBQs and picnics.

Another nearby BCC WiFi hotspot just launched is in Glindemann Park at Holland Park.

These BCC WiFi hotspots provide free access at a maximum download speed of up to 512kbps. The council says these hotspot areas are to be used in a fair and community-minded manner. The council may choose to limit downloads and connection times and use content filtering systems.

You can read the BCC terms and conditions here.

If you’ve started using it let us know in the comments section below.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Gen is the Founder of Carindale Connect (started in 2007). She has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Queensland University of Technology and an internship from ABC Online. She's involved in a number of web projects, was the Website Manager for Chamber of Commerce and Industry QLD and the Editor of Wotnews (Australian news aggregator and search engine start-up). She also spent some time as a volunteer Community Correspondent for 612 ABC Brisbane. Born in Hobart, Tasmania, Gen now lives in Carindale. She loves her bicycle (but doesn't do lycra), the environment and art.
Genevieve Robey

  One Response to “Carindale Recreation Reserve gets free Wifi”

  1. Great concept, but unable to login with either a laptop or iPad. Tried 1300 tech support line but nobody answers. Another great idea with really poor follow through.

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