The OCLS hotspots use T-Mobile’s 4G LTE Network. Data speed ranges for T-Mobile 4G LTE Network are as follows: Download Speed: Typically between 19 – 76 Mbps Upload Speed: Typically between 4 – 20 Mbps Latency: Typically between 24 – 40 ms View more details from T-Mobile’s site. Learn more about...
Why does the hotspot have a “cycle end date” or “data allowance has run out” message displayed on the device?
Please disregard any messages that display a “cycle end date” or that “data allowance has run out”. The library hotspots are on an unlimited plan. T-Mobile does not have a mechanism for disabling these messages. The messages do not mean the hotspots will stop working.
Orange County Library System (OCLS) has secured funds from the Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) to establish a Wi-Fi hotspot device (“Hotspot”) lending program to provide wireless broadband internet to customers who do not have access to the internet and need this service to meet their educational...
A hotspot is a device that provides wireless internet (Wi-Fi) to devices that have Wi-Fi capabilities, such as laptops, smartphones, or tablets.
Adult cardholders with a valid Orange County Library System resident, property Owner, or fee card in good standing who do not have access to the internet where they reside and need this service to meet their educational needs. If you do not have a library card, you can apply online or in person at...
No, but they may be eligible to receive a hotspot through Orange County Public Schools. For more information, visit ocps.net.
You may check out or place a hold on a hotspot at any of our library locations, or by calling 407.835.7323. Hotspots must be picked up by the cardholder at one of our library locations.
Hotspots are free to borrow for Orange County Library System adult resident, property owner, and fee card customers.
The kit includes a hotspot device, a charging cord, instructions, and the case.
You can borrow a hotspot for 30 days.
Hotspots can be renewed up to five times unless someone else is waiting for the device. Hotspots are disabled after the due date.
A hotspot may be returned to any Orange County Library location or the drop boxes in Horizon West or Lake Nona.
If the hotspot is lost or damaged, please contact the library immediately. The replacement fee for a hotspot is $25.
Replacement fees: Charger - $5 Case - $5 Device - $25
Instructions will be provided with each hotspot kit. If further assistance is needed, T-Mobile, who provides the device and the network, will provide technical support. Library staff are available to assist customers who need help requesting a hotspot.