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Free wi-fi coming to Central Park ... other parks have had it for years ...

Daily News reports that "Wi-Fi umbrella to cover 10 city parks" (September 13, 2005) ... but Dana Spiegel reminds us that we've had free wi-fi in many parks for the past 3 or 4 years:

Working with other sponsoring organizations such as the Alliance for Downtown New York and the Union Square Partnership, local businesses, and residents, NYCwireless has helped bring Wi-Fi to Bryant Park, Union Square Park, City Hall Park, Tomkins Square Park, the South Street Seaport, and Bowling Green Park, among others. NYCwireless also works with other non-profits, such as Community Access, to bring free Wi-Fi to underserved and underprivileged city residents in Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx.

These Wi-Fi hotspots have been in use by many New Yorkers and visitors to the city for the past 3-4 years, and have been featured in numerous newspaper and magazine articles.

Bryant Park has had free wi-fi since 2002 ...

Posted September 14, 2005 06:54 AM  ·  Permalink   ·  Technology

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