The City of Oakland is aware of an outage to OAKWifi throughout most of the City. The cause is being investigated, and there is currently no ETA yet for service restoration. Please refer to the Terms and Conditions page for answers to questions you might have regarding uptime and availability.
OAK WiFi - A Small Step to Closing the Digital Divide
OAK WiFi provides free internet to Oaklanders to help close the digital divide.
About OAK WiFi
94,000 residents in Oakland currently don't have access to the internet. OAKWIFI is an initiative that provides free internet access for students, seniors, job seekers, small businesses, the underserved, and unconnected. Learn more about our #OaklandUndivided initiative to close the digital divide below.
Read the Digital Inclusion Report
Systematically Bridging the Digital Divide.
View the OAK WiFi Storyboard
Learn more about our plans to expand the OAK WiFi initiative.
Learn more about #OaklandUndivided
The City's campaign to close the digital divide.
OAK WiFi Terms and Conditions
Terms and Conditions and Acceptable Use Policy
OAK WiFi has live hotspots throughout the City; this initiative will greatly expand the coverage from West Oakland through Downtown and along the International Blvd corridor to the San Leandro border. The 13 wifi zones are located in East and West Oakland, Uptown and Downtown. These zones began to come online starting in mid-November 2020. Currently 12 of 13 zones are live and available to use - see map below. The remaining Zones will come online as they are completed. It is anticipated that all 13 zones will be online by the end of March 2021.
Easy, just go into the wifi settings on your mobile phone, laptop, or desktop computer, select OAK-WIFI and get connected!