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Verizon FIOS Still Rolling Out Network in NYC

Verizon FIOS Still Rolling Out Network in NYC

Although Verizon Communications said it stopped seeking new markets for FIOS TV, the company continues to seek customers in New York, and is rolling out fiber to reach specific network-buildout targets mandated in its franchise agreements. In NYC, FIOS must have all premises in NY's five [Full Story…]

Cyber Security Conference on September 15th

Cyber Security Conference on September 15th

The New York Institute of Technology is hosting its Cyber Security Conference on September 15th at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway. The conference will address such topics as: future trends in network security, protecting and securing IP and computing inventions, Cloud computing and current R&D [Full Story…]

Meadowlands Stadium Chock Full of High Tech

Meadowlands Stadium Chock Full of High Tech

The new Meadowlands stadium, home to the New York Jets and Giants NFL teams with about $100 million worth of technology invested in it,  is the most technologically advanced sports stadium in the country, Cisco's CEO John Chambers said. The stadium is equipped with four huge high def video [Full Story…]

Tremor Media Announces HTML5 Support

Tremor Media Announces HTML5 Support

New York based video and ad network Tremor Media  announced today that its interactive video ad products will support HTML5. The compatible formats will initially launch for the iPad before the service is expanded to include the iPhone and Android based phones later this year. Tremor has been [Full Story…]

IGA Worldwide Closes Financing Round

IGA Worldwide Closes Financing Round

The operator of an in-game advertising network, IGA Worldwide, closed a new financing round yesterday. The round was led by T-Venture Funds but other participants included previous backers Kreos Capital and Easton Capital.The New York based company has put ads inside video games for brands including [Full Story…]

AT&T’s Stankey Hates Dropped Calls Too

AT&T's Stankey Hates Dropped Calls Too

John Stankey, operations chief at AT&T, spoke to the Global Technology Summit in NYC recently, telling disgruntled  New York AT&T iPhone users that "over the last three months things have gotten dramatically better." He said he is still not satisfied with the network's [Full Story…]

NJ May be Getting Out of the Television Business

NJ May be Getting Out of the Television Business

New Jersey may be getting out of the television business. According to a sentence buried in Gov. Chris Christie's 148-page budget plan, the governor wants to eliminate New Jersey Network's $11 million subsidy for the station to pave the way for its independence. The idea isn't a new one, [Full Story…]

MTA, Carriers Bringing Wi-Fi to Grand Central

MTA, Carriers Bringing Wi-Fi to Grand Central

The MTA has hired a team of carriers, including Verizon Wireless, Sprint Nextel, AT&T and T-Mobile, to bring Wi-Fi to Grand Central, the Park Avenue Tunnel, and the platform area. They will install the network for free, possibly getting advertising in front of Metro North riders in return, and [Full Story…]

Thomson Reuters Launches Financial Network

Thomson Reuters Launches Financial Network

NY-based business information company Thomson Reuters launched a global, high-speed network on this week designed to allow financial firms to access real-time data as well as share information with each other directly. The company's new network, called Elektron, includes a hosting center in New [Full Story…]

T-Mobile Expands High Speed Network to NYC Area

T-Mobile Expands High Speed Network to NYC Area

T-Mobile announced this week that they expanded their super-high-speed (HSPA+) network from Philadelphia to parts of New York area, including Manhattan, New Jersey and Long Island.  According to the company, they plan to cover over 100 metro areas in the U.S. with HSPA+ by the end of this [Full Story…]

Music Choice Intros Interactive Music Video Network

Music Choice Intros Interactive Music Video Network

Music Choice announced today that it will launch SWRV, an interactive music video network allowing users to vote for, rate and submit content.  The service will initially launch with Cox Communications in New England and Virginia.Digital Media Wire [Full Story…]

Matthew R. Hegarty Gives Tech Picks for 2010

Matthew R. Hegarty Gives Tech Picks for 2010

Mathew R. Hegarty, director of infrastructure practice at New York based IT firm Net@Work, recently gave his suggestions on technology that is a must for business owners in 2010.  His suggestions include e-mail organization software Xobni and a variety of virtualization software.   The [Full Story…]

dotNeighborhood Meeting Taking Place Next Week

dotNeighborhood Meeting Taking Place Next Week

NYConvergence ORIGINAL Connecting.nyc, the non-profit organization that has proposed the creation of a network of NYC neighborhood Web sites, is having a meeting next week to discuss this concept, according to an email NYConvergence received.  The concept  "dotNeighborhoods," [Full Story…]

MetroPCS Plants Its Flag in Manhattan

MetroPCS Plants Its Flag in Manhattan

NYConvergence ORIGINALA day after we noticed the new MetroPCS retail location on East 14th Street in Manhattan's Union Square neighborhood, a couple of our readers informed us via Twitter about the company's current activities in the borough which they've observed.  The Skyscraper [Full Story…]

Major League Baseball Considers Remaining in Secaucus

Major League Baseball Considers Remaining in Secaucus

Due to difficulties securing financing for a planned 21-story glass skyscraper on 125 Street and Park Avenue in Harlem, developer Vornado has asked anchor tenant Major League Baseball (MLB) to "take additional space and pay $2 million a year more in rent", triggering MLB to consider [Full Story…]