Cablevision expands walled garden Wi-Fi service in New Jersey

Cablevision has expanded the coverage area of its Optimum Wi-Fi service in New Jersey to popular Shore Points and high-traffic and commercial locations in Morris, Ocean and Monmouth Counties.  The company already offers Wi-Fi service in certain locations on Long Island, Connecticut and Westchester/Dutchess areas, in particular commuter rail stations. Unfortunately you have to be […]

Cablevision doubles size of East Coast Wi-Fi network

Cablevision announced that it has doubled the size of its Long Island wide-area Wi-Fi network to cover locations in Westchester and Connecticut, especially high-traffic areas such as metro and commuter rail stations. Cablevision’s Wi-Fi service is, unfortunately, available only to their existing Optimum Online customers so if you find yourself in their service area and […]

Cablevision launches Long Island Wi-Fi service

Cablevision has launched its Wi-Fi service in various parts of Long Island, but it is available only to customers of Optimum Online. The cable company has set up several Wi-Fi hotzones (they call them community zones) including Long Island Railroad station platforms and parking lots, using equipment from BelAir Networks. It’s unfortunate that non-Optimum Online […]

Cablevision set to launch regional wireless Internet service

Cablevision announced that it is rolling out a wireless broadband network in the East Coast, specifically  in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York City and on Long Island. The company has already spent $20 million (out of the estimated $300 million) on the network. Cablevision’s plan for Long Island certainly puts a damper on the county-wide […]