Comcast is turning your home router into a public Wi-Fi hotspot

Comcast Wi-Fi Everywhere

If you have Comcast internet service your home router is being turned into a public wireless hotspot. As reported by CNN Money, Comcast has been replacing old outdated modem with new wireless router/modem combos in an effort to extend their public Wi-Fi. This doesn’t mean any Tom, Dick, or Harry can get on your network but rather there are 2 networks broadcasting from your Comcast equipment. In order to use this Wi-Fi network you must be a Comcast customer and log in once you have connected. Next time your out for a ride have someone check their smartphone and see if you are in a Comcast Wi-Fi network area, you may be surprised.

If you’d like more details about the Comcast public Wi-Fi Check out the CNN story HERE