Shaw partners with TransLink to offer free Wi-Fi on all Vancouver SeaBus Ferries


Thousands of daily Vancouver commuters can now enjoy free Wi-Fi on the SeaBus Ferries that travel between Downtown Vancouver and the North Shore thanks to a partnership between Shaw Communications and Metro Vancouver’s regional transportation authority TransLink.

“Until now, commuters have been able to enjoy complimentary access at both terminals,” said Greg Pultz, vice-president of operations at Shaw in a press release.

“As of today, anyone and everyone who wants it has access to fast Wi-Fi from the moment they enter the ferry terminal to the moment they leave the destination terminal.”

This is a significant development, considering the SeaBus, which crosses Burrard Inlet to connect Vancouver and North Vancouver, ferries nearly six million passengers every year.

Shaw Internet subscribers will automatically connect to Shaw Go Wi-Fi after initial setup, while passengers who are not Shaw customers can access Shaw Go WiFi by selecting ‘ShawGuest’ from the list of available WiFi networks.

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