otakup0pe wrote:The city provides a network connection to camps that want it. It seems like more camps may be offering hotspots this year. If you feel like hunting (just look for people walking into things while checking their cell phones) then you can probably find a WiFi.
"The City"?? I know that some years, there is sometimes a WiFi signal in centre camp. Sometimes in the early morning (like 4AM) you can both get a signal and actually get some sort of functioning internet connection. Sometimes...
I do know for sure that BM LLC does provide some internet connectivity for staff. but once the gates open that service is greatly limited and cannot be guaranteed (first hand experience in the lack of speed -- aka worse than dial-up).
The only way anyone is guaranteed internet on the playa is to bring their own uplink. Going in Gerlach is a pretty easy way to get functioning internet that will actually work.