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Friday, 6th May 2022

Free Wi-Fi for the town


Today East Suffolk Council launched their free-to-use public WiFi here in Lowestoft.

This is part of the East Suffolk Digital Towns program which aims to strengthen the local economy and improve connectivity within the district's market towns.

Why is East Suffolk Council installing Free to Use Public Wi-Fi?

Public Wi-Fi allows members of the public and businesses to access the internet in a designated public realm zone and is free of charge. If you are a visitor to the town and you register to access the Wi-Fi, you will be taken to the local visitor information site as a landing page.

Do I need to register to use the Wi-Fi?

You will be asked to create an account and, upon registration, if you want to opt in to email marketing to receive local news and offers. You will be provided with a privacy notice and end user licence agreement. Once you have registered for East Suffolk Free WiFi, you will be able to access it again without re-registering.

What information do I need to provide to register?

The only data that is mandatory is your name, email address, date of birth and partial post-code. You can also provide your age and gender if you wish.

What will you use this information for?

We will use your information to:

  • Create a user account for you to access the free Wi-Fi services
  • Produce anonymised statistics about the usage of the Wi-Fi service

We only use your personal data for the purposes you consented to or for other lawful purposes (e.g. detection and prevention of fraud).

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