Internet Outages Frustrate East Coast As Verizon Blames "Cut Cable" In Brooklyn
This time it seems you can't blame Spectrum.
Jan 26, 2021 12:47 PM
It’s 2020: Why Is The Internet Still Treated Like A Luxury, Not A Utility?
The old Board of Estimate first decided back in 1965 to slice up the city into cable-TV franchise fiefdoms, a setup that has survived largely intact.
Oct 30, 2020 11:16 AM
Spectrum Agrees To Pay NYers Who Were Tricked Into Lousy Internet Service
Charter Communications (a.k.a. Spectrum) will be forced to pay a whopping $174.2 million for lying about the quality and consistency of its often terrible internet service.
Updated: Dec 19, 2018 5:49 PM
State Board Revokes Spectrum-Time Warner Cable Merger, Citing 'Egregious Conduct'
The decision could affect more than 2.5 million subscribers across the state.
Updated: Jul 27, 2018 4:10 PM
Spectrum Offers High Speed Internet To Gowanus Man For Low, Low Price Of $133K
'They don't have the obligation to provide the final 100 yards of infrastructure. And they can charge through the nose depending on the physical situation of the building.'
Updated: Jul 30, 2018 9:53 AM
Spectrum Blames Vandals For Internet Outages In Brooklyn, Queens
What sort of monster would hurt Brooklyn's beautiful, vitally-important Internet?
Updated: Sep 15, 2017 12:02 PM
Even The Internet Archive Is Moving To Canada Because Of Trump
A digital library wants to back up the Internet in Canada, citing censorship fears in the coming Age of Trump.
Updated: Nov 30, 2016 1:47 PM
MTA Is Now Testing Out Wi-Fi Service INSIDE Subway Cars
The internet is coming from INSIDE the train.
Updated: Jun 2, 2016 12:16 PM
[UPDATE] Time Warner Cable Outages Are Spiking Across NYC
Impacting, internet, phone, and cable service.
Updated: May 9, 2016 11:13 PM
Arts & Entertainment
Louis C.K. Is Not A Fan Of Internet News
"Internet news is heroin. Newspaper news is nutrition."
Updated: Mar 26, 2016 5:40 PM
FBI Raids Ultra-Orthodox Rockland County Yeshivas Amid Fraud Allegations
The FCC's E-Rate program, which subsidizes internet in some schools, has been accused of fraud in the past.
Updated: Mar 17, 2016 5:05 PM
The Best & Worst Subway Lines & Stations For Free Wi-Fi
This one goes out to everyone who just can't wait to exit the subway station to send tips to Gothamist.
Updated: Aug 10, 2015 9:02 AM
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