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Baltimore County Circuit Court to get Wi-Fi

Kevin Kamenetz

Some courtrooms will soon be wireless in Baltimore County Circuit Court.

Sixteen wireless access points will be installed in courtrooms and the State's Attorney's Office, allowing prosecutors to access Wi-Fi, reducing costs and improving efficiency, county officials said Monday.

"Providing this real-time access to court-related documents reduces the costs of duplicative and unnecessary printing and significantly saves support staff time, enabling them to focus on higher priority tasks," County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said in a statement released Monday.

The county paid for half of the $25,000 project, while the rest was covered with money from assets seized from criminals. Funds also provided for $71,000 worth of laptops, computer equipment and software, officials said.

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