As a Spectrum customer, you have access to public WiFi networks from a number of different providers, allowing you connectivity outside of the traditional Spectrum footprint. In order to access these WiFi networks:
- Make sure wireless is enabled on your device.
- On the device you want to connect, look for the "CableWiFi" network.
- Open an internet browser and attempt to surf to any web page.
- Choose Spectrum from the list of internet providers.
- Sign in with your Spectrum username and password.
- You'll then be connected to the internet.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I find a Cable WiFi network?
The easiest way is to use your WiFi-enabled device to look at the list of available networks. Look for "CableWiFi" on that list. You can also use our WiFi Coverage Map.
How do I sign in?
Connect to the Cable WiFi and open a web browser. Navigate to any website, and you'll be prompted to sign in with your Spectrum username and password. Learn more about creating a Spectrum username.
Do I need any special software to connect to Cable WiFi?
You don't need any special software. Just connect your WiFi-enabled device to the network and sign in. Get help connecting wireless devices.
What browsers and operating systems can I use?
Cable WiFi works with all major browsers on laptops and mobile devices. It works with any operating system that supports WiFi and Internet Protocol network connections.
Can I stream audio or video when connected to Cable WiFi?
You can. In fact, using WiFi is a great way to avoid going over your data limits on your mobile plan.
Will I have to sign in each time I use Cable WiFi?
Once you sign in with a device, that device will automatically connect to a Cable WiFi network when you're in range.
How secure is Cable WiFi?
These WiFi networks are protected by encryption that is equivalent to the kind of security you can have on your home network.