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Freewheel, Cablevision's Wi-Fi-only phone service, goes on sale

The company tries taking on wireless carriers with what it claims is the first all Wi-Fi phone service from a cable provider.

By February 5, 2015


Comcast to buy video-ad platform FreeWheel for about $320M

FreeWheel's service is designed to help TV networks, film studios, and other content companies sell and manage in-video ads across numerous Web sites and devices.

By March 1, 2014


Judge orders Cablevision to stop calling Verizon a liar

A federal court hands Verizon a legal victory by ordering Cablevision to stop running advertisements calling Verizon a liar over claims that it offers the fastest Wi-Fi network.

By August 11, 2015


Could Google's Project Fi be cable's answer to wireless?

Google's technology could pave the way for the cable providers to finally get wireless right.

By May 2, 2015


Cablevision sets sights on mobile carriers with Wi-Fi-only service

Freewheel service will cost $29.95 per month and work only with Motorola's Moto G smartphone, which Cablevision will sell for $99.95.

By January 26, 2015


Is Cablevision's $10 Wi-Fi-only mobile service a good deal?

Wireless plans don't come cheap. That's why Cablevision's sounds so enticing. But is it really the solution families have been dreaming of? CNET's Marguerite Reardon has the answers in Ask Maggie.

By February 15, 2015


Sling TV launches with a new twist on Internet TV

Television service makes an evolutionary leap with Dish's $20 monthly plan, the NFL arrives on YouTube, and Freewheel offers Wi-Fi-only cell phone service.

By January 26, 2015


Teacher calls autistic student 'hot mess,' parents 'crazy' on Facebook

A California special-education teacher is suspended after posting frustrations to her private Facebook page -- which isn't sufficiently private.

By December 17, 2013


Alleged thieves shoot selves in foot with Instagram burger pic

In merely the latest episode of the nefarious having to boast of their bad deeds on a social network, four alleged California thieves pose with $120 worth of Carl's Jr. burgers that were paid for with a stolen credit card.

By November 13, 2013


Man jumps from train to retrieve cell phone, hit by 2nd train

A man pulls the emergency cord because he's left his phone on a bench on the station platform. He either leaps or slips from the train and is seriously injured when another train hits him.

By October 9, 2013