“Customers of Comcast Corp., Time Warner Cable Inc. and Cablevision Systems Corp. will soon be able to use their Wi-Fi-enabled devices in the New York metropolitan area even if they’re out of range from their local cable company,” Yinka Adegoke reports for Reuters.
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“The three companies said on Thursday that they had reached an agreement to allow their respective high-speed Internet customers to roam freely across each of their Wi-Fi networks with devices like laptop computers and Apple Inc’s iPad,” Adegoke reports. “Customers can access all three Wi-Fi services and sign on to their own provider’s network.”
Adegoke reports, “All three cable companies jointly cover most of the New York City metropolitan area, including parts of New Jersey.”
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