NYC public housing residents will get free internet access by 2023. Weirdly, that’s a downgrade.
The city’s plan for public broadband is still on hold.
Updated: Sep 20, 10:44 AM
NYC’s plan for public internet paused under Mayor Adams
In the meantime, more than a million New Yorkers are going without reliable internet access.
Jun 1, 5:01 AM
Monthly Federal Discount On Internet Service Available To All NYC Public School Families
“We encourage New York City families to take advantage of this critical resource,” a Department of Education official said.
Oct 22, 2021 8:01 AM
To Connect More Young Students, NYC Upgrades Internet Access At 50 NYCHA Centers
The upgraded free internet access will benefit more than 12,000 kids and adults, according to the city. About 30 of the sites offer free wi-fi access for anyone within range of the network, as a boon for the larger community as well.
Mar 4, 2021 5:07 PM
De Blasio Will Expand Internet To 600K New Yorkers Over The Next 18 Months
The plan invests $157 million for internet access in low-income communities.
Jul 7, 2020 1:17 PM
De Blasio Announces Ambitious Plan To Expand Broadband Internet To All New Yorkers Some Day
More than 1.5 million New Yorkers have no access to broadband internet at home or on their phones.
Jan 7, 2020 4:16 PM
Spectrum Waived That $133,000 Internet Installation Fee In Gowanus After All
Gothamist gets result(s)!
Updated: Aug 16, 2018 4:24 PM
NYCLU Demands Tighter Privacy Protections For City's Public Wifi
"New Yorkers' private online activities shouldn't be used to create a massive database that's within the ready grasp of the NYPD."
Updated: Mar 16, 2016 5:39 PM
Life Without Internet In NYC
Millions of New Yorkers lack access to high speed internet in their homes.
Updated: Apr 17, 2018 11:43 AM
NY State Restricts Sexual Predators' Internet Access
Photograph of Governor Paterson and Senator Schumer during an agricultural town
Updated: May 15, 2008 9:57 AM
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