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Cablevision COO says Freewheel shows customers the value of the Wi-Fi network

Cablevision's decision to launch its Freewheel Wi-Fi calling and data service was prompted by the MSO's desire for its customers to see a "tangible manifestation" of the company's extensive Wi-Fi network, which currently spans more than 1.1 million hotspots.

Boingo deploys Procera's PacketLogic/V NFV solution at hotspots

Boingo Wireless is using Procera Networks' PacketLogic/V solution to manage the consumer experience at its wireless hotspot locations.

Celeno says it's got a better way to monitor shared Wi-Fi in the home

Isreal-based Celeno Communications, a provider of high-performance Wi-Fi chips and software, says it is talking to cable operators about its technology that promises to better manage Wi-Fi usage.

Marriott pledges to not block personal Wi-Fi devices at its hotels

Saying it "listens to its customers," Marriott International issued a statement Wednesday saying it will not block guests from using their personal Wi-Fi devices at any of its managed hotels, and as  Inc.  first reported, the hotel chain will not try to block personal hotspots in its conference and convention areas.

NYC libraries to lend out 10,000 Wi-Fi hotspots

With the help of Mobile Beacon, libraries in the five boroughs of New York City will be lending out 10,000 high-speed hotspots to low-income residents who qualify. The Johnston, R.I.-based nonprofit is partnering with Sprint to distribute the hotspots.

Cox sets up 1,700 Wi-Fi hotspots in Las Vegas and Phoenix

Cox Communications has announced major progress of its aggressive Wi-Fi buildout, with 1,700 hotspots being rolled out across Las Vegas and Phoenix.

Cable industry could see big fortunes in Wi-Fi

One of the most buzzed about topics in 2014 was the cable industry's wide embrace of Wi-Fi. While it's difficult for industry analysts to pinpoint the eventual size of the cable Wi-Fi business, it's clearly growing like gangbusters.

TWC and Boingo expand deal, include Passpoint roaming

Time Warner Cable and Boingo Wireless announced the expansion of the roaming agreement they originally touted in June, looping hundreds of Passpoint-secured roaming locations into the fold.

Comcast responds to hotspot suit: It doesn't hurt you, and you can easily turn it off

Responding to a class-action suit over its deployment of dual use Wi-Fi gateways to residential customers, Comcast said its home hotspots don't impede network performance or undermine security.

Comcast users struggle to keep their routers from being used as hotspots

As it aggressively seeks to grow its carrier-grade Wi-Fi footprint by building in a separate SSID signal into the modems of its residential subscribers, Comcast has purportedly offered its customers the ability to opt out of the program.