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How Wicked Free Wi-Fi Works

Learn about the City of Boston’s free wireless network, and how you can use it.

Wicked Free Wi-Fi is Boston’s outdoor wireless network. You can use it to find places to shop, eat, or connect with other residents in the City.


Wicked Free Wi-Fi is not designed to work inside buildings or homes. Because it’s an outdoor service, you may see drops in coverage, or notice less coverage during bad weather.

Our service set identifier (SSID) is “WickedFreeWiFi.” Please check your device’s instructions if you need help connecting.  There are bandwidth limits on our Wi-Fi network. Your phone may stop receiving and sending data if you go over the limit.

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We'll be connecting Boston's 20 neighborhood Main Street programs, creating an estimated 130 access points.
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