Press release

Shaw Go WiFi Services Welcomed at Civic Facilities

January 08, 2016

ABBOTSFORD, BC – January 8, 2016: The City of Abbotsford, in partnership with Shaw Communications Inc. is providing its Shaw Go WiFi services for free at all city facilities, announced Mayor Henry Braun today.

The agreement with the City of Abbotsford and Shaw brings additional WiFi access to Shaw subscribers, while giving free guest access to all residents and visitors with a WiFi enabled device.

“We are very pleased to be working with Shaw to provide this service to our residents and visitors,” said Mayor Henry Braun. “The addition of WiFi services to our City facilities enables us to stay connected which is an integral component to becoming a complete community.”

“As the country’s leading Internet company, we understand the importance all Canadian’s place on having fast and reliable Internet access wherever they are,” says Katherine Emberly, Vice President, Operations, Shaw Communications Inc. “We are pleased to work with the City of Abbotsford to help them meet this need by giving all residents and visitors access to quality WiFi at locations across the City for free.”

The installation of Shaw Go WiFi Services at City facilities began in the fall of 2015, with installation expected to continue into early 2016.

Watch for WiFi connection information and notifications at the following city locations:

  • Abbotsford Recreation Centre (ARC)
  • Matsqui Recreation Centre (MRC)
  • City Hall
  • MSA Arena
  • Abbotsford Centre
  • Visitors Centre
  • The Reach Gallery Museum
  • Trethewey House
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For more information contact:

City of Abbotsford
Tracy Boudreau
604-851-4167
tboudreau@abbotsford.ca