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School buses offer Wi-Fi at 6 spots across Granville County

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OXFORD — Granville County Public Schools announced Monday it will station six school buses around the county to broadcast Wi-Fi for free to the community.

The six buses will be stationed at Berea Fire Department, Oxford Housing Authority and the Granville Expo Center, all in Oxford; Brassfield Fire Department near Wilton; Creedmoor City Hall; and the Breda Lane neighborhood in Butner.

The bus locations are in addition to school campus, which have Wi-Fi available from their parking lots for students to complete remote learning coursework.

Information on how to log in is posted on each school bus. The signal reaches about 100 feet from each bus.

The service is available through a partnership with AT&T and Duke Energy, the district said.