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Wi-Fi Information

The City of Newport provides free Wi-Fi connections at the following locations.

Connectivity Information

All Wi-Fi connections are open and unencrypted. There is no wireless security provided on these connections. They are provided as a convenience for visitors and residents to use at their own risk. Users are strongly encouraged to have the following security measures in place on their own personal computing device(s).

  • Anti-virus
    • Install an anti-virus program and keep it up to date.
  • Firewall
    • Use of personal firewall software on a laptop can reduce the risk of virus infection.
  • Spyware/Malware protection
    • Install Spyware protection and keep it current.
  • Install the Latest Security Patches
    • Download and install the latest security patches for your computer.
    • Install patches for the Operating System
    • Install patches for applications, e.g. Adobe Reader, Adobe Flash

Wireless hotspots are situated behind a firewall with the following standard ports open.


http (80)

https (443)

FTP (21)


IMAP4 (143)

IMAPS (993)

POP3 (110)

POP3S (995)

SMTP (25)



MSN Live

Google Chat

Yahoo IM

The City has no provision for supporting or configuring private computers.