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[ARCHIVED] Kit Carson Internet has Installed 18 Public Wi-Fi Hotspots



April 2, 2020

Kit Carson Internet has Installed 18 Public Wi-Fi Hotspots in Their Service Territory Including Taos and Picuris Pueblos.

Taos, NM - Kit Carson Internet (KCI) is committed to our residents, students, seniors and public during this pandemic COVID-19. As a service to our community, KCI is activating free wi-fi to locations listed below to serve those in need of internet access. KCI encourages social distancing, according to the recommendations from the Governor and we will continue to update the public. KCI understands the difficult times families, businesses and individuals are facing during the spread of COVID-19, we are doing everything in our power, to offer services that our communities need get through these hard times.

During the initial beginning of COVID-19 pandemic, KCI installed fourteen Wi-Fi hotspots in their service territory for the public to utilize. KCI has installed a total of 18 free Wi-Fi hotspots that encompass all of KCI’s territory. Four new installations have been been placed within Taos and Picuris Pueblo’s. KCI is dedicated to serving all of our communities and leaving no one without the ability to receive Wi-Fi internet access.

“Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) wants to ensure our communities, seniors, tribes, students and public have free hot-spot internet access they need to get through this difficult time. Whether it’s online learning, making sure family members are safe in different parts of the county or just a connection to current news and information. We want you to know that your Coop is taking pivotal steps to reduce the impact of this pandemic” says Luis A. Reyes Jr., CEO of KCEC

KCEC will continue to analyze and adjust according to needs of the Enchanted Circle. KCEC is partnering with three counties, six municipalites, two pueblos and five school districts to help with the essential services and aid. KCEC wishes the very best health and blessings to the communities we serve.

Below are the following free Wi-Fi spots. The passwords for the locations are:

SSID: Kit Carson Guest Wi-Fi Hours of Operation 7AM – 9PM
Password: Kitc@rson2020

Kit Carson Park (Adjacent)
Red River Library
Fred Baca Park (Adjacent)
Costilla Community Center
Eco Park (Adjacent)  
Amalia Community Center
Talpa Community Center
Penasco - San Antonio de Padua Catholic Church
Vadito Community Center
Taos Pueblo Red Willow
Picuris Pueblo Administration office
Taos Pueblo Senior Center
Angel Fire Ihub Bldg
Arroyo Seco Community Center
Eagle Nest Park    
Questa Kit Carson Office
El Rito West Library

About Kit Carson Electric Cooperative
Formed in 1944, Kit Carson is a member owned electric distribution cooperative in northern New Mexico and is the second largest cooperative in the state. Kit Carson is one of 16 electric cooperatives that serve rural New Mexico communities, serving nearly 30,000 members in Taos, Colfax and Rio Arriba counties. To learn more about Kit Carson, visit

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