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WiFi Kiosks To Bring Free Wi-Fi To Newport

The first free Wi-Fi nodes in the region will be going up in Newport later this year.

Source: wvxu.org

As many as 30 kiosks will be installed. Jon Salisbury with Nexigen says they’ll be nine feet tall, wrapped in carbon fiber, and will help users connect with the city.


“They have multiple large outdoor displays, as well as extremely fast Wi-Fi internet access, charging stations, as well as tablet devices.”

Salisbury says the nodes are a public-private partnership, and Newport will make money through ad revenue.


“Based on preliminary, anticipatory numbers, we believe the city could make anywhere between $6,000 and $14,000 monthly.”


Salisbury says 150 businesses have already signed on as advertisers.

City to Replace 10 Gramercy Pay Phones With New Wi-Fi Hotspot Kiosks

The kiosks will have Wi-Fi, built-in tablets, USB docks, and the ability to make free domestic calls.

Source: www.dnainfo.com

The avenue’s first location at 15th Street was unveiled on Monday, and the machines are expected to roll out at nine more spots over the course of the next couple of months, as part of the citywide project called LinkNYC, according to a spokeswoman for the service provider, CityBridge.

New York City WiFi kiosks have over 5 million users

New York City’s high-speed WiFi kiosks have been around for a while, but just how many people are using them? Quite a few, in fact. The LinkNYC team ha

Source: www.engadget.com

Excerpt from Engadget – The LinkNYC team has revealed that there were over 5 million registered WiFi users as of September 2018, with over a billion sessions spread across the 1,700-plus units in the city. People make over 500,000 calls every month, too, although it’s not clear how many of those were ice cream truck pranksters. You can safely presume that there’s plenty of demand.