Time Warner Cable announced plans to launch 300 Mbps service to customers in several New York City and Los Angeles communities where it has completed network upgrades.
Google Fiber may have not named New York City on its recent list of planned 34 cities where it could build out its 1 Gbps fiber to the premises (FTTP) service, but its employment page revealed it is looking to hire sales support staff in the city, reports Geek.com.
Verizon may see New York City as one of its key existing FiOS growth markets, but it claims that building owners are not letting the telco's crews install the service, reports The New York World.
The newly constructed World Trade Center complex in New York City also has a new distributed antenna system (DAS) that was installed by Axell Wireless to support a bevy of public-safety users. More than five miles of high-capacity optical fiber was laid to create what is the largest U.S. public-safety DAS, Axell said.
Aereo said that it has stopped taking orders from new customers for its $8 monthly service in New York after it reached full capacity.
Gowex, in partnership with the New York City Economic Development Corp., yesterday officially launched We2, which the company first announced in October. The We2 Social Wi-Fi network initially includes more than 500 New York merchants.
The Big Apple has big plans for public Wi-Fi as it rolls out a network that will cover 95 city blocks in Harlem and provide coverage to 80,000 residents as well as businesses and visitors to the area.
Madrid-based Gowex, which offers free municipal Wi-Fi service in some 80 cities worldwide, launched what it is calling a new social Wi-Fi network in New York City, which the company hopes will lead to more partnerships with mobile and fixed broadband providers.
Sprint agreed to a contract that will enable it to use Transit Wireless' distributed antenna system (DAS), which is being rolled out across the New York City subway system.
IP transit provider Hurricane Electric has established a fifth point of presence in New York City at Telx's 111 8 th Ave. data center. The new PoP will give Telx customers at that location a number of IPv6 and IPv4 connectivity options that reduce latency and router hops across global IP networks.