NYC Turns Over 30 Parks Into Wifi Hotspots



Need to be productive but feel like grabbing some sun at the same time? Well New York City just made it easier to connect to the Internet at various parks in the tri-state. Learn more about the new Wifi hotspots below.

Local cable providers worked together with New York City to bring free Wifi connection in local city parks 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Time Warner and Cablevision now offer unlimited internet usage to its customers in over 30 city parks. Non-subscribers can connect for 30 minutes a day free of charge. For only 99 cents, non-subscribers will be able to enjoy the wifi for the whole day.

Where are the new, free hotspots located? Some popular hang out areas like Central Park, 14th Street, Thomas Paine, Tompskins Square, Madison Square, and 42nd Street-Bryant offer the free Internet connection. To view all the available location just visit the  City of New York Parks & Recreation website here.

Not bad right? Well the city may be expanding its hotspots. They have been in negotiations with the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications to add additional hotspots.


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