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The White House area is getting free public Wi-Fi

And the Wi-Fi is called “DCWiFi”

Next week, Washington, D.C. will install free public Wi-Fi between the 1700 and 1900 blocks of Pennsylvania Avenue NW and from G to I streets NW.

In addition to the "DCWifi" service, Washington, D.C. will also install and test sensors that will measure a variety of factors, such as air and soil quality.

DCist reported that the "DCWiFi" service is part of the Pennsylvania Avenue 2040 initiative, which intends to improve Pennsylvania Avenue NW through technology. The initiative is a partnership between the National Capital Planning Commission, Golden Triangle Business Improvement District, and Washington, D.C.

Between October 20 and 28, those who log into "DCWiFi" and complete a short form will have the chance to win a $100 gift card to a nearby store or restaurant, according to Borderstan.