Google offers free wi-fi in New York neighborhood: Internet powerhouse sets up network in southwest Chelsea

  • Post on January 8th, 2013

By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Start spreading the news: Google Inc. is offering free wi-fi to one neighborhood in the Big Apple.Chelsea Subway

Google on Tuesday said it’s offering free wi-fi access to the city’s southwest Chelsea neighborhood, creating what the Internet giant said is the “first wired neighborhood in Manhattan and the largest contiguous wi-fi network in New York City.”

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