Cablevision pits WiFi network against 3G in New York

Cablevision is revving up it advertising attacks on Verizon (NYSE:VZ) and AT&T (NYSE:T) in the New York City metro area to draw attention to its WiFi network. The cable operator is running a series of new advertisements that compare these operators' sluggish 3G networks with its WiFi networks that are free to its customers across a significant portion of their footprint. The company touts its WiFi network as being twice as fast as 3G networks.

Cablevision said its customers are accessing the operator's WiFi network more than 3 million times a month via tens of thousands of installed hotspots.

For more:
- see this DSL Reports article
- see one of the advertisements here

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