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Shows ConnectBoulder public Wi-Fi usage for every public Wi-Fi session, broken down by day and location. This dataset is split into 2 files due to large file sizes; all WiFi usage data older than 30 days is saved in the 'Historic' zipped file.

Please note that a few days of public Wi-Fi usage data are missing in these datasets due to one-time issues with data reformatting. In the main 'Public Wi-Fi Usage' file, usage data from 10/26/2017-11/2/2017 is missing, and in the zipped 'Historic Public Wi-Fi Usage' file, usage data from 10/19/2017-10/21/2017 is missing. Additionally, the number of unique Wi-Fi sessions are likely under-counted during February through mid-March 2018 due to an issue with one of the City’s servers being temporarily low on resources. Please take this into account when using this data.

Data and Resources

Format Title and Description
Public Wi-Fi Usage

Public Wi-Fi Usage

ConnectBoulder public Wi-Fi usage data in CSV format. This file is limited to the most recent 30 days of public WiFi usage data; data older than 30 days is located in a separate zipped file ('Historic Public Wi-Fi Usage') due to size.

Public Wi-Fi Usage Data Dictionary

Public Wi-Fi Usage Data Dictionary

The data dictionary describes the metrics included in the dataset as well as field names and descriptions.

Historic Public Wi-Fi Usage

Historic Public Wi-Fi Usage

This zipped folder contains a CSV file with all historic ConnectBoulder public Wi-Fi usage data. For the purposes of this dataset, historic is defined as all public Wi-Fi usage data older than 30 days old.

Areas of Inquiry

Use the information below to explore possible uses for this dataset.

What does the map of use look like over time? Where are our pockets of limited access? How does that overlap with land use designations or sub communities?

Details

Maintained By Nicolia Eldred-Skemp
Author John Riley
Update Frequency Daily
Department Innovation and Technology
Categories General Government and Community Profile
Sustainability Framework Category Accessible and Connected Community
License Creative Commons CCZero This material is Open Data
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