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NYC begins rolling out free public Wi-Fi. Will others follow suit?

NYC begins rolling out free public Wi-Fi. Will others follow suit?

Free WiFi for NYC

The city plans to provide up to 10,000 hotspots over the next decade, replacing phone booths with hi-tech kiosks. The first hubs were installed in early January 2016.

The first of 10,000 free public Wi-Fi kiosks was installed in New York City on Monday December 28, the start of a decade-long project reflecting many leaders’ growing conviction that the Internet is a fundamental right.   Continue reading

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