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AT&T launches free WiFi at five more New York City parks



At five more city parks, AT&T is making it easier to reach out and tweet someone.

The telecommunications company announced it will extend its free WiFi service in Gotham as part of the Bloomberg administration’s five-year digital initiatives. Here’s the 411 on WiFi in parks.

26 - Number of locations within 20 parks in the five boroughs that the city eventually plans to have blanketed with WiFi


Parks served since the summer

Battery Park (Battery Bosque and Ferry Landing)

Rumsey Playfield areas of Thomas Jefferson Park, East Harlem

Joyce Kilmer Park, Bronx

Parks that just went online

Astoria Park, Queens

Herbert Von King Park, Brooklyn

McCarren Park Field House, Brooklyn

Tompkins Square Park, Manhattan

Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island

How does it work?

Tap “attwifi” under the hotspot options and you’re off to high-speed surfing. No password needed.

515+ - Number of AT&T hotspots in the New York metro area


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