Cablevision Goes Wide With Wi-Fi

Farrell, Mike
May 2008
Multichannel News;5/12/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 19, p3
The article reports on the plan of Cablevision Systems Corp. to build a high-speed Wi-Fi network in New York City. The company's chief operating officer, Tim Rutledge, emphasizes that the cable operator has already begun building out the network, which will cost about $70 per home or a total of $330 million, whose service will be available free of charge to its Optimum Online customer. It notes that Wi-Fi mesh network allows to carry traffic back to an operator's wired network.


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