More Wi-Fi, Cell Service Coming To NYC SubwayGov. Andrew Cuomo detailed the improvements Friday, saying the five-year, $29 billion plan will restore New York's legacy of building big for future generations.
Non-Profit, Jersey On, Offering Free Wi-Fi Hotspots To Newark StudentsThe offer comes after Jersey On founder Josh Gottheimer said the non-profit linked up with the city.
Officials: LinkNYC Wi-Fi Plan Must Benefit All Of CityNew York City Comptroller Scott Stringer and the five borough presidents want to make sure that a plan to turn outmoded pay phones into Wi-Fi hot spots benefits the entire city.
New LinkNYC Plan Would Replace Pay Phones With Citywide Wi-FiPay phones on New York City streets would be done away with, under a plan that would replace them with stand-alone devices offering free Wi-Fi and nationwide phone calls as well as mobile phone charging capability.
NJ TRANSIT Expanding Wi-Fi To 30 More Stations This YearSpokesman William Smith said the agency is aiming to start equipping trains next year -- but only certain cars, not the entire train.
Marriott Fined $600,000 For Jamming Guests' Wi-Fi NetworksMarriott International will pay the government a $600,000 fine for jamming conference attendees' own Wi-Fi networks at one of its hotels, forcing them instead to pay as much as $1,000 each to use the hotel's own connection.
Jones Beach Among 4 New York State Parks To Get Free Wi-FiGov. Andrew Cuomo's office said Wednesday that the Wi-Fi service is available at Jones Beach, Niagara Falls, Saratoga Spa and East River state parks.
De Blasio's Internet Plan Includes Turning Pay Phones Into Wi-Fi Hot SpotsThe mayor said his administration wants to make sure every neighborhood in the city is wired for high-speed broadband Internet access.
Verizon Wires Up 35 Subway Stations For Wi-Fi UseVerizon Wireless customers can now use their cellphones in 35 of New York City's underground subway stations.
Au Bon Pain To 'Limit' Wi-Fi Filtering After Blocks On Abortion, Gay Rights SitesThe Au Bon Pain sandwich chain responded Tuesday to complaints that it blocked its wi-fi users from accessing pro-choice and gay rights sites.
West Side Subway Extension, More Wi-Fi Service Coming In New YearIn June, the 7 train will begin running to 11th Avenue and the Fulton Street Transit Center will open. The MTA has also promised more frequent G train and M train service in the new year.
Schumer: Deal To Protect 'Consumer Privacy' Lets Shoppers Opt Out Of Wireless TrackingEight of 10 leading analytics companies have agreed to measures that will let shoppers nationwide know when retailers are using their smartphones to track their movements through a store.