Public library system

Stark Library in Ohio needed an infrastructure to support patrons and staff in all its locations, and a cost-effective wireless plan for its 200 mobile hotspots.


Innovative technology meets changing needs

  • Challenges

    The free Wi-Fi® offered at each library location is a popular service. The library needed a flexible and cost-effective network infrastructure to deliver the optimal bandwidth. In addition, it needed to support the mobile hotspots the library lends.

  • Results

    AT&T Switched Ethernet Service℠ service supports peak bandwidth for library patrons and staff. An unlimited AT&T wireless plan delivers affordable Wi-Fi® service for patrons who check out library mobile hotspots.

  • Solution

    AT&T Switched Ethernet Service℠ is a managed, fiber-based service that connects each location to the highly secure AT&T core Ethernet network, helping deliver optimal Wi-Fi connectivity. The unlimited wireless plan keeps the data flowing for patrons.

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The tech-powered library that offers more than books

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About Stark Library

About 40% of Stark County residents have no connectivity at home. The Wi-Fi offered at each library location serves the community. To make internet connectivity available beyond its buildings, the library lends mobile hotspots at no cost.
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