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Free Outdoor Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)

City of Albuquerque locations for free outdoor wireless internet access (WiFi).

To help provide internet access to as many folks as possible the City of Albuquerque has extended it's public access to free WiFi hotspots (wireless internet connections) by providing additional locations in areas where social distancing is possible.

WiFi can be accessed from the parking lots at the following locations. Available times and network name vary by locations. This website will be updated as location information changes. There is no password needed to logon. Please remember to follow social distancing guidelines while using the public WiFi.

City Outdoor WiFi Locations

View the free WiFi locations below.

Map of City Outdoor WiFi Locations:

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Table of City Outdoor Free WiFi Locations:

Location Address Network Name Availablity PDF of Coverage Area Map Location Type
Alamosa Public Library 6900 Gonzales Rd SW COAFreeWireless Mon. - Sun., 7am - 9pm Alamosa Public Library Coverage Area Map City Facility
Barelas Senior Center 714 7th St SW COAFreeWireless Mon. - Sun., 7am - 9pm Parking Lot in Front of Center - Coverage Map Coming Soon City Facility
Cesar E. Chavez Community Center 7505 Kathryn Ave SE COAFreeWireless Mon. - Sun., 7am - 9pm Cesar E. Chavez Community Center Coverage Area Map City Facility
Cherry Hills Public Library 6901 Barstow St NE COA Mon. - Sun., 7am - 9pm Cherry Hills Public Library Coverage Area Map City Facility
East Mountain Public Library 487 NM-333, Tijeras, NM COAFreeWireless Mon. - Sun., 7am - 9pm East Mountain Public Library Coverage Area Map City Facility
Erna Fergusson Public Library 3700 San Mateo Blvd NE Erna Fergusson Mon. - Sun., 7am - 9pm Erna Fergusson Public Library Coverage Area Map City Facility
Holiday Park Community Center 11710 Comanche Rd NE
COAFreeWireless Mon. - Sun., 7am - 9pm Holiday Park Community Center Coverage Area Map City Facility
Jack Candelaria Community Center 400 San Jose Ave SE COAFreeWireless Mon. - Sun., 7am - 9pm Jack Candelaria Community Center Coverage Area Map City Facility
Juan Tabo Public Library 3407 Juan Tabo Blvd NE
Juan Tabo Mon. - Sun., 7am - 9pm Juan Tabo Public Library Coverage Area Map City Facility
Loma Linda Community Center 1700 Yale Blvd SE COAFreeWireless Mon. - Sun., 7am - 9pm Parking Lot in Front of Center - Coverage Map Coming Soon City Facility
Lomas Tramway Public Library 908 Eastridge Dr NE
Lomas Tramway Mon. - Sun., 7am - 9pm Lomas Tramway Public Library Coverage Area Map City Facility
Los Griegos Public Library 1000 Griegos Rd NW COAFreeWireless Mon. - Sun., 7am - 9pm Los Griegos Public Library Coverage Area Map City Facility
Manzano Mesa Multi-Gen Center 501 Elizabeth St SE
COAFreeWireless Mon. - Sun., 7am - 9pm Parking Lot in Front of Center - Coverage Map Coming Soon City Facility
Mesa Verde Community Center 7900 Marquette Ave. NE COAFreeWireless Mon. - Sun., 7am - 9pm Parking Lot in Front of Center - Coverage Map Coming Soon City Facility
Rudolfo Anaya North Valley Public Library 7704 2nd St NW B COAFreeWireless Mon. - Sun., 7am - 9pm Rudolfo Anaya North Valley Public Library Coverage Area Map City Facility
San Pedro Public Library 5600 Trumbull Ave SE San Pedro Mon. - Sun., 7am - 9pm San Pedro Public Library Coverage Area Map City Facility
Singing Arrow Community Center 13001 Singing Arrow Ave SE COAFreeWireless Mon. - Sun., 7am - 9pm Parking Lot in Front of Center - Coverage Map Coming Soon City Facility
South Broadway Library and Cultural Center 1025 Broadway Blvd SE COAFreeWireless Mon. - Sun., 7am - 9pm South Broadway Library and Cultural Center Coverage Area Map City Facility
South Valley Public Library 3904 Isleta Blvd SW COAFreeWireless Mon. - Sun., 7am - 9pm South Valley Public Library Coverage Area Map City Facility
Taylor Ranch Public Library 5700 Bogart St NW Taylor Ranch Mon. - Sun., 7am - 9pm Taylor Ranch Public Library Coverage Area Map City Facility
Tony Hillerman Public Library 8205 Apache Ave NE COAFreeWireless Mon. - Sun., 7am - 9pm Tony Hillerman Public Library Coverage Area Map City Facility
West Mesa Community Center 5500 Glenrio Rd NW COAFreeWireless Mon. - Sun., 7am - 9pm Parking Lot in Front of Center - Coverage Map Coming Soon City Facility
Westgate Heights Public Library 1300 Delgado Dr SW
Westgate Mon. - Sun., 7am - 9pm Westgate Heights Public Library Coverage Area Map City Facility

Who Can Connect?

City of Albuquerque WiFi is free to the public. To use this service, you need a wireless device — such as a laptop computer, smart phone, or tablet.

Connect by Device Type

Find information on how to connect to a WiFi hotspot depending on the device you are using.

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Other Ways to Connect to the Internet

Central New Mexico Community College Guest WiFi

CNM has made its guest WiFi available at various campus locations 6 am to 10 pm every day. Find more information here: CNM Wireless Guest Access

University of New Mexico Guest WiFi

UNM extended its WiFi network to include three large parking lots:

  • G-lot - Off of University St. and Lomas Blvd.
  • IT South Lot (R-Lot) - In front of the UNM Information Technology Building
  • SSSC Parking Lot (Rio Lot) - UNM South Campus

UNM Students, Non-UNM Students, and EDUROAM eligible students all have access at these UNM Owned Parking Lots/WiFi Zones to login to the network called Lobo-Guest. There is no password required. Find more information on WiFi availability here: UNM Wireless Guest Access. Find more information on UNM parking lots here: UNM Parking Zone Maps.

Cell Phones as Hotspots

T-Mobile and Verizon have announced that data caps have been temporarily lifted. Consult device manuals and providers for further details.

T-Mobile users with plans that include hotspot data will get an additional 20GB, and that smartphones can be used as WiFi hotspots. Find more information here: T-Mobile Update on COVID-19 Response

Verizon users will automatically get 15 GB of mobile hotspot data. Find more information here: Verizon Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs

Comcast Subscribers

Comcast will be extending their Internet Essentials package to residents who do not have cable. Find more information here: Comcast Announces Comprehensive COVID-19 Response to Keep Everyone Connected

Questions or to Report a WiFi Outage

City of Albuquerque

Call 311

CNM

Email [email protected]

UNM

Call (505) 277-5757