Friday, September 11, 2009

Press-Release: FREE Wi-Fi Access at the 2009 Junction Arts Festival - September 11-13, 2009

Screenshot: Get Connected! Stay Connected!
news: 1wave to provide free WiFi access to
the Junction Arts Festival website, twitter and twitpic at the Festival


Toronto, ON, September 11, 2009

New this year, 1wave provides unlimited free Wi-Fi access to Twitter and
TwitPic for the


For the first time, 1wave set up four "1wave Power Zones" (located strategically throughout the festival footprint along Dundas Street West), which allow free real time access to Twitter and TwitPic via Wi-Fi.

Attendees of the 2009 Junction Arts Festival (September 9 to 13) can immediately share their live festival experiences with the Internet community and send photos and tweets to friends and family.

Access is via any Wi-Fi enabled device by simply connecting to the following SSID:


Once connected, users who open their web browsers will be directed to a splash page where they access the Junction Arts Festival website, Twitter and TwitPic.

All event info is available at:

Free concerts on the Main Stage:

[] Street closure on the weekend only, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 12 and 13:
About 1wave

1wave is your community wireless network. Our mission is to provide the best value for wireless Internet in the city, in partnership with the local community, its residents and businesses. We want to help build and foster a stronger community by leveraging the power of the Internet to accelerate awareness and involvement in community portals, blogs and other social medium.

The 17th annual Junction Arts Festival is generously supported by title sponsor the Junction Business Improvement Area, the Toronto Arts Council, the Department of Canadian Heritage and the active involvement from Junction area businesses and residents.

The Junction Forum for Art and Culture (JFAC) is a non-profit arts presenting organization and its main project is the annual Junction Arts Festival. The JFAC Board of Directors, chaired by Councillor Bill Saundercook, consists of dedicated cultural producers, artists, residents, business owners and politicians, all of whom are based in the Junction.


For media information, interviews and photos please contact:
Laurie Lockhart,
Publicist; 2009 Junction Arts Festival
Tel: 416-988-2530 / E-mail:

For general information, please contact:
Dean Walderman,
General Manager; 1wave
Tel: 647-241-7996 / E-mail:

The Junction Arts Festival: Press & Media
Junction Arts Festival Blog: Information on the festival as it is created WEAVING MOSAICS
Junction Arts Festival: Facebook Page
Junction Arts Festival: Twitter
The Arts Junction: Press-Release: What Is Happening on 09/09/09, Which Won't Occur for Another 1001 Years? The 2009 Junction Arts Festival!

Poster: The West Toronto Junction Arts Festival - September 9 to 13, 2009
Poster: The West Toronto Junction Arts Festival - September 9 to 13, 2009
Dundas West Street Closure - Saturday, September 12 & Sunday, September 13, 2009

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