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Friday November 16, 2018

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#RootMetrics Says the #Bronx has Fastest #Mobile Service Speeds

#RootMetrics Says the #Bronx has Fastest #Mobile Service Speeds

When it comes to mobile service and download speeds, the Bronx is up and the Battery is down. RootMetrics’ infographic reveals a hyper-local picture of the state of data speeds. The Bronx has the fastest average speeds for both downloads (13.5 Mbps) uploads (5.8 Mbps.) Manhattan’s download speed of [Full Story…]

Grand Central Terminal Getting Free #WiFi—in About Two Years

Grand Central Terminal Getting Free #WiFi—in About Two Years

MTA Metro-North Railroad announced that Ericsson will design and install a wireless network inside the terminal as well as the Park Avenue Tunnel. Ericsson is working with a team that includes AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless to create a distributed antenna system (DAS.) The [Full Story…]

#AT&T Uses NY as Network Lab

#AT&T Uses NY as Network Lab

NY is a real time laboratory for AT&T engineers. Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T, said the city has a high concentration of very sophisticated mobile data users. Stephenson, speaking at a breakfast sponsored by the Association for a Better New York earlier this week, said high traffic and [Full Story…]

AT&T’s Fall NY Startup Job Fair is Today

AT&T's Fall NY Startup Job Fair is Today

Today at 2 pm, AT&T is hosting a NY Startup Job Fair that is being hosted by Silverstein Properties at 7 World Trade Center. The fair will bring together startups, job seekers, along with elected officials, AT&T New York President Marissa Shorenstein and Partnership for New York City [Full Story…]

NYPD Deploys for #iPhone5 Launch

NYPD Deploys for #iPhone5 Launch

As the new iPhone 5 goes on sale today, New York’s Finest will patrol NY Apple stores, preventing what they call “Apple picking.” The iPhone is thieves’ favorite device—with more than 4,100 reported stolen in August alone. NYPD officers will be stationed in 21 locations around the city—including [Full Story…]

AT&T Expands 4G LTE in Northern NJ

AT&T Expands 4G LTE in Northern NJ

Northern New Jersey AT&T users got a boost recently. The telecom announced that it expanded its 4G LTE network. The 4G network is up to 10 times faster than 3G. Coverage includes parts of Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Essex, Union and Middlesex Counties from Norwood to the Raritan Bay. J. Michael [Full Story…]

AT&T Spends $180M on NYS Connectivity Upgrades

AT&T Spends $180M on NYS Connectivity Upgrades

AT&T is doing more than just putting in free Wi-Fi in NY parks. During the first six months of the year, it spent $180 million boosting connectivity in New York State. Across the NY Metro area, AT&T made nearly 6, 500 upgrades. It added 44 new cell sites and upgraded 3,000 network [Full Story…]

Time Warner Cable Expanding NY Fiber Network

Time Warner Cable Expanding NY Fiber Network

Time Warner Cable Inc. is announcing that it is investing $25 million to expand its fiber-optic network in parts of Brooklyn as well as the Financial and Flatiron districts. This follows a franchise agreement struck last year between the city and the company to expand fiber to areas currently [Full Story…]

80% of Homes Have Access to 3D #Olympics Coverage

80% of Homes Have Access to 3D #Olympics Coverage

NBC Olympics and Panasonic announced the first-ever 3D coverage of the Olympic Games will be available to multichannel providers, which serves nearly 80% of all U.S. homes. Operators carrying the feed, which totals about 12 hours a day, includes Armstrong, AT&T, Cablevision, DIRECTV, Time Warner [Full Story…]

Rucker Park Addition Marks 1st Anniversary AT&T NY Wi-Fi Initiative

Rucker Park Addition Marks 1st Anniversary AT&T NY Wi-Fi Initiative

To mark the first anniversary of NY's "Wi-Fi in the Parks" initiative, AT&T has now made free Wi-Fi service available in Harlem's Rucker Park, which is the 22nd out of the planned 26 parks offering free AT&T Wi-Fi service. The service spans the five boroughs and is part of a five-year [Full Story…]

World IPv6 Day Celebrated by Big Tech Companies and Internet Providers

World IPv6 Day Celebrated by Big Tech Companies and Internet Providers

Yesterday. technology companies in NY and around the world celebrated World IPv6 Day to commemorate the movement of big tech companies and Internet providers to a new system for getting on the web. The New York Times conducted an interview with Owen DeLong of Hurricane Electric, an Internet services [Full Story…]

AT&T Works to Improve NY Cell/Data Service

AT&T Works to Improve NY Cell/Data Service

AT&T has announced that it is working to improve cell/data service in NY. According to All Things D, the company will be calling customers on its 2G network to try to offer incentives to get them to move to its 3G and 4G networks. Tim Devito, AT&T regional general manager told All Things [Full Story…]

FDR Boardwalk in Staten Island Gets Free AT&T WiFi

FDR Boardwalk in Staten Island Gets Free AT&T WiFi

The FDR Boardwalk in Staten Island is now offering free AT&T Wi-Fi Service to any parkgoers. This is the latest rollout stemming from a collaboration between the Bloomberg Administration and AT&T made last year whereby free connection is to be available in parks across all five boroughs. The [Full Story…]

Connecticut Telecom Law Debate Heats Up

Connecticut Telecom Law Debate Heats Up

A coalition of groups, including the AARP and Connecticut Citizen Action Group oppose a bill which proposes loosening Connecticut state oversight of telecom companies.  According to the Hartford Courant, the law will eliminate land line service to poor and rural areas and raise rates elsewhere.  [Full Story…]