Some North Kansas City School Buses Getting Wi-Fi

3 years ago December 30, 2012 Dec 30, 2012 Sunday, December 30 2012 Sunday, December 30, 2012 11:39:33 AM CST in News
By: Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Some of the North Kansas City school buses that are outfitted for longer trips will also soon be wired with Wi-Fi access.

The district will begin wiring four school buses used for longer trips with industrial grade Wi-Fi in January. The Kansas City Star reports (http://bit.ly/TjIbte ) that the service will be available on buses used for trips such as those taken by band members and sports teams.

The cost is about $700 per bus for the equipment and $50 in monthly Internet access charges.
The first use will be by students who make the 50-minute round trip daily to a career center in Platte County.

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