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Sprint Announces Full 4G Service In New York

Sprint Announces Full 4G Service In New York

Sprint has finally announced that full 4G service for New York will be going live on November 1st. The announcement, which was made early this morning, also included the information that, according to CNET, owners of the carrier's 4G handsets like the Samsung Epic and the HTC Evo will no longer have [Full Story…]

Harbinger’s Falcone Developing Highway in the Sky

Harbinger’s Falcone Developing Highway in the Sky

NY-based Harbinger Capital Partners’ investment manager Phil Falcone is taking a risk, developing a cheap satellite-based Internet service that can be described as a kind of highway in the sky. According to Forbes, Falcone intends to buy expensive spectrum and put it to work on a 4G network, [Full Story…]

Bloomberg Admin. to Proceed with Automated Water Reader Meters

Bloomberg  Admin. to Proceed with Automated Water Reader Meters

In an op-ed in today's New York Daily News, columnist Juan Gonzalez calls out Mayor Bloomberg for a city project that he feels will be too much of a burden on NYC taxpayers - Automated Reader Meters. According to the article, the Bloomberg administration wants to install wireless devices on all [Full Story…]

NY Private Equity Firm Court Square Buys Fibertech

NY Private Equity Firm Court Square Buys Fibertech

The New York based investment firm, Court Square Capital Partners, formerly part of Citigroup, is buying Rochester-based Fibertech Networks LLC from Nautic Partners and Ridgemont Equity, which was formerly part of Bank of America, in a deal valued at $500 million. Fibertech leases fiber optic [Full Story…]

Wireless/Mobile Roundtable Event to Take Place Tomorrow

Wireless/Mobile Roundtable Event to Take Place Tomorrow

'The Future of Digital Media: How Wireless/Mobile Changes Everything', a new roundtable event hosted by SobelMedia, will be taking place on Thursday, August 12th, from 6pm to 8pm. The event will take place at The Samsung Experience on the third floor of Time Warner Center.  [Full Story…]

Storm Causes Phone and Wireless Outages in NYC

Storm Causes Phone and Wireless Outages in NYC

Yesterday, parts of Manhattan lost their landline Verizon phone service and wireless service from AT&T due to an equipment failure in Verizon's network.  As a result of the rough storms that came through the city over the weekend, a Verizon box that directs network traffic was knocked [Full Story…]

Is Verizon Bringing 4G to New York this Fall?

Is Verizon Bringing 4G to New York this Fall?

In a recent interview with Securities Industries News, Verizon CTO Dick Lynch hinted that much faster wireless capabilities (4G) will be coming to New York and northern New Jersey area by the end of the year.Currently being developed by Verizon in its New England labs, 4G wireless promises to be a [Full Story…]

Wireless Makeover Coming for a Long Island School

Wireless Makeover Coming for a Long Island School

New York based BlueWater Communications Group and Cisco Systems Inc. are teaming up to offer a wireless makeover to a Long Island school.  The contest consists of an upgrade valued at $35,000, promised to the winner of the contest.The contest is open to all schools on Long Island and [Full Story…]

NYC Area Cable Companies Reach WiFi Agreement

NYC Area Cable Companies Reach WiFi Agreement

NYConvergence ORIGINALAccording to a press release received by NYConvergence, today an agreement was reached by cable operators Cablevision, Comcast and Time Warner Cable allowing its NYC area high-speed Internet customers to roam across their companies' respective WiFi networks for no [Full Story…]

Westchester Hospital Goes Wireless

Westchester Hospital Goes Wireless

St. John's Riverside, Westchester County's first hospital, is now going wireless in all of its facilities across the county.  The hospital has set up a decentralized,  wireless LAN to modernize its network and is using 802.11n products to facilitate it.  Westchester [Full Story…]

Addressing the Four Screens at NY:MIEG

Addressing the Four Screens at NY:MIEG

Recently, the New York Media Information Exchange Group (NY:MIEG) hosted a panel called "The Four Screens" at the Samsung store in the Time Warner center. The panel focused on the various recent developments and opportunities in the "four screens" including, traditional TV [Full Story…]

MTA Lagging on Wireless Initiative

MTA Lagging on Wireless Initiative

New York Senator Charles Schumer made his disappointment with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) clear by saying that the agency is lagging behind cities like Boston and San Francisco in developing wireless Internet services for Metro-North Railroad and Long Island Rail Road. The MTA is [Full Story…]

Ringleader Digital Leaves Its Ad Network in the Dust

Ringleader Digital Leaves Its Ad Network in the Dust

New York based Ringleader Digital announced that it has sold off its mobile ad network business, focusing instead on licensing its mobile ad technologies to publishers, ad networks, agencies and brands. This move also helps the company avoid potential conflict of interests with publishers' [Full Story…]

NYC 9th Most Broadband-Connected City

NYC 9th Most Broadband-Connected City

New York City has been ranked 9th in Forbes' ranking of the thirty most wired cities. Forbes determines the results by comparing the number of Internet users to high-speed connections and the number of companies offering high-speed Internet service. Wi-fi hot spots are also taken into [Full Story…]