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How Does NY’s 3G/4G Speed Measure Up?

How Does NY's 3G/4G Speed Measure Up?

Recently, PCWorld analyzed the wireless services of AT&T, Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile in 13 different cities to determine the efficiency in which these cities are transitioning from 3G networks to 4G. Included in the 13 cities was NY, with findings showed that overall, the networks were [Full Story…]

AT&T Expands 4G LTE Coverage in Staten Island

AT&T Expands 4G LTE Coverage in Staten Island

As part of AT&T's ongoing efforts to expand its 4G LTE wireless service across the NY market, the company announced today that it is has increased its network size in Staten Island, effectively bringing coverage to all five boroughs. “We’ve seen positive response from customers on our 4G LTE [Full Story…]

AT&T Upgrades NY Network

AT&T Upgrades NY Network

Over the years AT&T has gotten a lot of flak from NYers about dropped calls and other quality issues with its wireless network both in Manhattan and in the outer boroughs. To fight the perception that it is indifferent to NYers needs, AT&T today launched a microsite at Focus: New York [Full Story…]

AT&T Bringing 4G LTE to Staten Island

AT&T Bringing 4G LTE to Staten Island

AT&T Wireless has announced that it will implement 4G LTE in Staten Island. The expansion into Staten Island will bring 4G LTE to all five boroughs. Staten Island customers will receive faster speeds, latest devices, including new AT&T 4G LTE smartphones and tablets, faster response time, [Full Story…]

Schumer to AT&T: Adopt Tech to Stop Cell Phone Theft

Schumer to AT&T: Adopt Tech to Stop Cell Phone Theft

The steep increase in the theft of iPhones in NY has caused Senator Chuck Schumer to send a letter to AT&T urging the company to adopt technology that permanently disables phones after they've been stolen. Considering that almost half of all property thefts in the city are related to cell [Full Story…]

EyeView Raises $5.2 Million in Funding Round

EyeView Raises $5.2 Million in Funding Round

Eyeview, a NY-based company that specializes in personal video ads, has raised $5.2 million in Series B funding, in a round led by Nauta Capital. According to TechCrunch, the company has worked with brands including AT&T, T-Mobile, and McDonalds. The company will be using the money to [Full Story…]

Despite NY Cell Improvements, AT&T Still Rated Last

Despite NY Cell Improvements, AT&T Still Rated Last

Despite recent infrastructure developments AT&T has done to improve cell phone service in the NY area, Consumer Reports recently rated the carrier last for the second year in a row in its 2011 customer satisfaction survey. According to Crain's New York Business, over the past year in NY [Full Story…]

AT&T to Launch 4G LTE in NY

AT&T to Launch 4G LTE in NY

AT&T recently announced that they would be launching the new 4G LTE wireless service in NY and other areas by the end of the year.  At a recent UBS analyst conference in NY,  AT&T CFO, John Stephens said that their push for such a quick launch is due to the rapid growth in demand for mobile [Full Story…]

Microsoft Rolls Out Windows Phone in NY with Mango Truck

Microsoft Rolls Out Windows Phone in NY with Mango Truck

Microsoft is literally rolling out its new  Windows Phone.  now there's an official Mango-truck making the rounds of AT&T stores, according to wpCentral. wpCentral [Full Story…]

AT&T Continues Free Wi-Fi Rollout to NY Parks

AT&T Continues Free Wi-Fi Rollout to NY Parks

As part of its ongoing roll out to parks across NY, AT&T has announced they will be offering free Wi-Fi in Brooklyn's Prospect Park Picnic House, Pier 1 at Brooklyn Bridge Park, and Marcus Garvey Park in Manhattan. The service is part of the five year digital initiative, headed by Mayor [Full Story…]

Time Warner Cable Competes with Verizon for NY Small Biz

Time Warner Cable Competes with Verizon for NY Small Biz

Disenchanted by Verizon service, small business tenants at The Old American Can Factory complex in Brooklyn had enough with slow DSL connections and reportedly unsatisfactory customer care. The landlord, XØ Projects Inc., listened to the complaints of its tenants and switched to Time Warner Cable [Full Story…]

AT&T Launches Free Wi-Fi Service at Five Additional NYC Parks

AT&T Launches Free Wi-Fi Service at Five Additional NYC Parks

Five New York city park locations in Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Staten Island will be able to access AT&T Wi-Fi service at no cost. The launch of these free Wi-Fi spots is part of a five-year digital initiative with the Bloomberg administration to provide free service at 26 locations [Full Story…]

MTA to Add Cell Service to Some Subway Platforms Tomorrow

MTA to Add Cell Service to Some Subway Platforms Tomorrow

Beginning tomorrow, a new pilot program involving AT&T, T-Mobile and the MTA will be put into effect to add its cellular service to a handful of subway platforms.  For this pilot program, stations that run along 14th Street (stations from the A, C, E, F, L, M,  1, 2 and 3 lines) will gain cell [Full Story…]

Free WiFi Comes to Ferry Landing in Battery Park

Free WiFi Comes to Ferry Landing in Battery Park

Late last week AT&T announced free WiFi access at the ferry landing in Battery Park. The launch is part of a 5-year initiative with Bloomberg administration to provide free Wi-Fi at 26 locations in 20 NY parks. So far, access has been provided at Battery Bosque, Thomas Jefferson Park, Joyce [Full Story…]

Free NY WiFi Provided Through Towerstream App or Daily Deal

Free NY WiFi Provided Through Towerstream App or Daily Deal

Towerstream, the operator of the largest WiFi network in NY, is creating "free" public access for NYers. In order to get 4 hours of WiFi, users will have two options. They can download the app of the day promoted by BlisMobile or get access through a daily deal promotion. After logging on to the [Full Story…]