OPEN WIRELESS DISCLAIMER
The City of Orange Beach provides free wireless Internet hotspots in various locations around the City.
Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) lets you access the Internet without cables or wires. In most cases a wireless networking card is already installed in your privately-owned laptop, tablet, or other Wi-Fi enabled device, without the need to purchase any extra equipment. You can go online from various locations inside the City of Orange Beach - a list is below.
As the configuration of each manufacturer’s device is unique, please refer to your documentation for connection instructions. City of Orange Beach staff cannot be responsible for assisting you in making changes to your devices.
SECURITY WARNING AND DISCLAIMER
WARNING: This free Service is an open network provided for your convenience and its use is at your own risk. It is available to the general public, and is NOT INHERENTLY SECURE. The providers and the City of Orange Beach cannot and do not guarantee the privacy of your data and communication while using this Service.
There are potentially serious issues with any computer connected to the Internet without the appropriate security protection, ranging from viruses, worms and other programs that can damage the user’s computer, to attacks on the computer by unauthorized or unwanted third parties. By using this Service, you acknowledge and knowingly accept these potentially serious risks of accessing the Internet over an unsecured network. It is recommended that users take steps to protect their own computer system, such as installing current anti-virus software and maintaining appropriate firewall protection on their computer devices. For further information on how to protect your computer devices while using this open network, consult a security professional.
By using this Service, you acknowledge and agree that YOU DO SO SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
Also, by using the Service, you agree to all terms set forth in the following Disclaimer.
- Service provided “AS IS”. This Service provides access to the Internet on an “as is” basis with all the risks inherent in such access. The providers of the Service and the City of Orange Beach make no warranty that the Service, or that any information, software, or other material accessible on the Service, is free of viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other harmful components. By connecting, the user acknowledges and accepts the risks associated with public access to the Internet and public use of an unsecured wireless network.
- Service provided “AS AVAILABLE”. The Service is provided on an “as available” basis without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, that the Service will be uninterrupted or error-free, including but not limited to vagaries of weather, disruption of Service, acts of God, warranties of title, no infringement, NOR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. No advice or information given by the the City of Orange Beach, providers, affiliates, or contractors of the Service or their respective employees shall create such a warranty.
- Indemnity. User agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the providers of the Service, including affiliates, agents, and contractors thereof, from any claim, liability, loss, damage, cost, or expense (including without limitation reasonable attorney’s fees) that result in any way from the user’s use of, or inability to use, the Service, or to access the Internet or any part thereof, or user’s reliance on or use of information, services or merchandise provided on or through the Service and/or any materials downloaded or uploaded through the Service, or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files, errors, defects, delays in operation, or transmission , or any failure of performance, any actions taken by you in connection with your use of the Service, or any violation of any third party’s rights or a violation of law or regulation.
The City's free-wireless 'HOTSPOTS' are available 24/7 with Open Access. If the facility is closed, you will still be able to connect from outside the facility. MAP OF FREE-WIRELESS ACCESS POINTS, maintained by the City of Orange Beach.
ART CENTER - Tel: 981 2787 has a beautiful porch area for wireless users. Use the Art Center Guest.
AQUATIC CENTER - Tel: 974 7946, -Easily accessed from the parking area or inside the building
BRADLEY CENTER - Tel: 981 6096 - -Easily accessed from the parking area or inside the building
CAMP SUNSHINE - Tel: 974.8336 - -Easily accessed from the parking area or inside the building
CITY HALL - Tel: 981 6979, easily accessed from the parking lots on both sides of the building
COMMUNITY CENTER - Tel: 981 6028, easily accessed from the parking lot.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, Tel: 981. 1290, Easily accessed from the parking lot of Building 1 and inside the building.
ENGINEERING AND ENVIRONMENTAL, Tel: 981. 1290, Easily accessed from the parking lot on the north side of Building 2 and inside the building.
EVENT CENTER - Tel: 981.662 -Easily accessed from the parking area or inside the building
GOLF CENTER - Tel: 981 4653 - Easily accessed from the parking area or inside the building
LIBRARY - Tel: 981 2923, has a computer room, with sitting areas inside the library for wireless users. Easily accessed from the parking area or inside the building
PUBLIC WORKS SHOP -Easily accessed from the parking area or inside the building
PUBLIC WORKS OFFICE - Easily accessed from the parking area or inside the building
RECREATION CENTER - Tel: 981 6028, requires a $5 fee if you are not a member and want to sit inside the building, otherwise use the parking lot. No benches are available outside the building.
SENIOR CENTER - Tel: 974 3723, Easily accessed from the parking lot.
TENNIS CENTER - Tel: 974 6387, has picnic tables east and west of the center for wireless users.
SEWER PLANT - Available inside the building ONLY.
SEWER FIELD OFFICE - -Easily accessed from the parking area or inside the building
SPORTSPLEX - Tel: 981 6626, easily accessed from the stands, ballfields or parking lot.
WATERFRON PARK - Available in the park from the waterfron to Canal Road.
The City of Orange Beach offers free access to High Speed Wireless Internet at the above locations. Getting online is quick and simple. All you need is a wireless enabled laptop computer, tablet PC or PDA. The City's network is open to all visitors free of charge and without filters. No special encryption settings, user names or passwords are required.