Time Warner, Cablevision to bring Wi-Fi to NYC parks

Friday 17 September 2010 | 09:36 CET | News
Time Warner and Cablevision have agreed to spend USD 10 million to provide Wi-Fi service in 32 New York City parks as part of a deal in which the city agreed to give a ten-year renewal of the companies' cable TV franchises, the Daily News reported. Under that deal, anyone can have free Wi-Fi in the parks for up to three ten-minute sessions per month, a total of 30 minutes per person. After that, the cable companies will charge USD 0.99 per day to go on the Internet. Broadband advocates blasted the deal as a Bloomberg administration giveaway of public spaces to private companies. "There should

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Cablevision / Time Warner
Countries: United States
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