The City of San Diego and Cox Communications have teamed up to provide free Wi-Fi throughout downtown San Diego during Comic-Con and the MLB All-Star Game.
Mayor Kevin Faulconer along with representatives from Cox Communications, Comic-Con International and the San Diego Tourism Authority held a press conference in the Gaslamp Quarter Tuesday morning to announce the partnership.
Cox will open up more than 100 hot spots throughout downtown from the San Diego Convention Center and East Village to Little Italy, offering free unlimited Wi-Fi connectivity to everyone from July 8 to July 24.
The MLB All-Star Game and its associated events last from July 11 to July 14, and Comic-Con runs from July 21 to July 24.
The All-Star Game is expected to bring 100,000 tourists into San Diego while Comic-Con is expected to bring more than 130,000 guests, said Kerri Verbeke Kapich, senior vice president of marketing and strategic partnerships at the San Diego Tourism Authority.
People in downtown San Diego will be able to connect to “CoxWiFiFree” wireless networks on any Wi-Fi-enabled device.
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