Soon You’ll be Able to Check Your Instagram Feed in the Delancey/Essex Subway Station

Posted April 16, 2015 at 10:18 am

WiFi connectivity is coming to three Lower East Side subway stations on the IND and BMT lines. Sooner than you think, too. We are currently in phase 3 of the rollout, which includes connectivity to East Broadway, 2nd Avenue, and Delancey/Essex. A spokesperson for Transit Wireless – the contracted company to outfit the subway network […]

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2nd Avenue Subway Station to Receive WiFi Service Next Spring; End of 2015 for East Broadway Station

Posted December 17, 2014 at 9:21 am

Not so fast. Despite the recent installation of WiFi equipment inside the East Broadway F station, internet access in this embattled subway stop is still far on the horizon. Transit Wireless, the company contracted to put the city’s system on the grid, tells us that service is part of Phase 4 which is set to […]

East Broadway Subway Station Will Soon Have WiFi Service

Posted November 10, 2014 at 6:00 am

The city won’t conduct a full rehabilitation of the East Broadway subway station to improve safety, but at least you’ll get to upload that selfie to Instagram. That’s right. WiFi service is coming soon to this high-volume F stop. Transit Wireless recently won the contract to wire the subway system throughout the Five Boroughs. Much […]

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Mapping Time Warner Cable WiFi Hot Spots on the LES

Posted June 28, 2013 at 6:10 am

Time Warner Cable is the bane of many here in the city, more often than not providing fodder for conversation.

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Your Local Network: Newerjackcity

Posted May 21, 2010 at 6:18 am

Embracing our inner nerd, Your Local Network is a new feature that pokes fun at Wi-Fi network names in the neighborhood.  Seen any funny ones?  Send them our way! Nothing says diversity like names of the Wi-Fi networks in the neighborhood. We came across an eclectic list of available networks the other day at a […]