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13 Awesome Wi-Fi Facts [Infographic]

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Most churches in this day and age already have internet but many are now jumping on board to offer free Wi-Fi access. Face it. Unless someone has taken the draconian step of banning electronic devices in your church, many of the attendees already have internet access, so why not provide a little support as long as everyone can respect when to use their devices?

Church often ask, “why do we need to offer people free wi-fi?”

Well, having open wi-fi at church is valuable for a number of reasons:

  • It’s convenient.
  • Many churches have guest apartments and visiting speakers appreciate the ability to access a free, high-speed connection.
  • It can be a Bible study resource.
  • Documents such as bulletins, directories, birthday lists, schedules, and calendars can now be digitized and you can start a green movement at your church.
  • Software updates to things like soundboards and other equipment that might not be close to a CAT5 wired connection.
  • Skype, or Vonage allow a church to create a flexible phone system that is accessible even when away from the building.
  • Other technologies that beginning to be internet dependent are “smart” devices like thermostats, fire alarms, lighting, and security locks. These devices allow remote control and monitoring and are even capable of learning usage patterns for increased efficiency.

Companies on the market can set up wi-fi for minimal cost, like setting up cable TV and internet at home.

It’s even possible to split up the network so that there’s a private password-protected network for the church office for maximum security.

Have a talk with everyone at your congregation and see if they are any concerns so that you may address them and talk more about offering this great service.

Lauren Hunter
Lauren Hunterhttps://laurenhunter.net
Lauren Hunter is a writer who loves the big picture of God’s journey we are all on together. In 2007, she founded ChurchTechToday, a website for pastors and church leaders to harness technology to improve ministry. Married to her high school sweetheart, Lauren lives in Northern California with her husband and their four children. Her latest book is Leaving Christian Science: 10 Stories of New Faith in Jesus Christ. She can be found online at https://laurenhunter.net.

1 COMMENT

  1. Hey Lauren!!!
    One of the interesting Topic.

    Wi-Fi is not the short form for Wireless Fidelity.

    Wi-Fi is Wi – stands for Wireless and Fi – stands for Fidelity. Put it together and you will get Wireless – Fidelity (Wi-Fi) & It’s a technology for wireless local area networking.

    Thanks for sharing this general useful things 😉

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