Verizon Details Wi-Fi Plans, Beginning With Big Apple Hotspots Launch

    May 14, 2003

Verizon Communications unveiled plans today to launch Wi-Fi services in New York City for its Internet access customers, as part of a broader business plan for deploying public wireless hot spots.

The New York deployment, which today consists of 150 access points, will include 1,000 hot spots pegged to Verizon payphone locations by the end of this year, making it what Verizon claims will be the widest ISP hot spot deployment yet in a single city.

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