Comcast Wi-Fi now available in Nevada County |

Comcast Wi-Fi now available in Nevada County

Cable and Internet service provider Comcast is now offering wi-fi to its Xfinity Internet residential customers or Comcast Business Class Internet customers at no extra charge.

Non-customers can get access to a complimentary session and can then pay for service.

There are nine hotspots in Grass Valley, eight in Nevada City and two in Penn Valley, which can be specifically located by viewing the Xfinity wi-fi interactive map at and go to “Find a Hotspot.”

In addition to Nevada City and Grass Valley, Xfinity Wi-Fi now provides wireless Internet access in select cities in Northern and Central California, including Santa Barbara County, the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, Fresno, Monterey, Santa Maria, Chico and other select cities.

Comcast has installed and activated a few thousand Xfinity Wi-Fi hotspots throughout California and will continue to install additional hotspots in California throughout the year. To access Xfinity Wi-Fi, customers and non-customers should look for “xfinitywifi” on the list of available networks on their wireless device and follow prompts to begin their session.

Hotspots are located in places where customers spend time working, commuting, shopping and dining.

“Our customers are increasingly leveraging wireless devices, platforms and apps and looking for ways to enjoy their entertainment and communications outside of their homes,” said Elaine Barden, regional vice president of marketing for Comcast California.

“With Xfinity WiFi, we’re providing them a fast, wireless Internet experience while they’re out shopping, eating or otherwise enjoying their time in Northern and Central California.”

The company has increased Internet speeds for its customers six times since 2002, according to a Comcast press release.

Xfinity Internet also offers other services at no additional cost, which can be viewed on the website at

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