Cablevision is building a Wi-Fi broadband network in the New York area, the company said Thursday.
The company said it will use wireless mesh technology to build a high-speed Wi-Fi network that will cover parts of its cable footprint in New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey. The new network will take two years to complete. And the company thinks it can build it relatively cheaply spending roughly $100 per subscriber, Chief Operating Officer Thomas Rutledge said during the company's quarterly earnings call Thursday.
Cablevision's approach is very different from other citywide or regional Wi-Fi projects that cities and … Read more