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