San Francisco provides free wireless internet access via our public Wi-Fi network #SFWiFi. For use by the general public, #SFWiFi is managed by the Department of Technology.
The San Francisco Department of Technology also manages the CCSF Wi-Fi network, which is available in City buildings for employees.
The San Francisco Department of Technology provides the following connectivity services:
- site surveys to ensure service coverage
- facility wiring
- configuration and installation of the wireless infrastructure
- connections to ensure Internet access
- ongoing support of network infrastructure and wireless access points
#SFWiFi is currently available along three miles of Market Street and 33 parks, plazas, and open spaces:
- Alamo Square
- Alta Plaza
- Balboa Park
- Bernal Heights Recreation Center
- Boeddeker Park
- Chinese Recreation Center
- Civic Center Plaza
- Corona Heights
- Crocker Amazon Playground
- Duboce Park
- Eureka Valley Recreation Center
- Gene Friend Recreation Center
- Hamilton Recreation Center
- Huntington Park
- Joseph Lee Recreation Center
- Justin Herman Plaza
- Margaret S. Hayward Playground
- Marina Green
- Minnie & Lovie Ware Recreation Center
- Mission Dolores Park
- Mission Recreation Center
- Palega Recreation Center
- Portsmouth Square
- Richmond Recreation Center
- St. Mary’s Recreation Center
- St. Mary’s Square
- Sue Bierman Park
- Sunnyside Playground
- Sunset Playground
- Tenderloin Children’s Recreation Center
- Union Square
- Upper Now Recreation Center
- Washington Square
#SFWiFi is also available in all branches of the San Francisco Public Library and seven San Francisco Muni stations: Embarcadero, Montgomery, Powell, Civic Center, Van Ness, Church, and Castro.
To connect to #SFWiFi:
- Select the Wi-Fi network “#SFWiFi” when selecting a network on your device
- Launch a web browser
The network delivers service typically far-exceeding Federal Communications Commission defined broadband speeds of 25Mbps.
#SFWiFi is open to anyone and caution should be taken to protect your private and financial information.
We do not monitor an individual’s use of #SFWiFi. We do gather system statistics to assess the network’s stability, health, performance, and connection speeds.