WiredNYC, the New York City-based organization that focuses on helping buildings improve infrastructure across the city, issued its coveted Wired Certification to 7 Bryant Park. The 470,000 square-foot building owned by Hines earned a platinum certification from the group, the highest certification a property can receive.
The purpose of the program, developed by the New York City Economic Development Corporation, is to provide information about technology in commercial buildings across the city while helping property owners upgrade wiring and infrastructure for technology that caters to today’s tenants. Read More
The third installment of “Upgrading NYC” covers wireless infrastructure improvements at JFK International Airport. Read More
The iconic building upgrades its wireless with ExteNet. Read More
“Upgrading NYC” is a new series sponsored by AT&T in which we interview owners of and tenants in Manhattan commercial buildings that have recently upgraded their wireless connectivity. First up is Rudin Management’s 32 Avenue of the Americas, which has just entered into a 20-year lease with data center provider Telx. Read More
Sprint is lending a helping hand to nonprofit organizations in the New York City metropolitan area. The company announced that it would distribute $50,000 through three different grants from the Sprint Foundation that were created by its Sprint Local Giving program to recognize and encourage outstanding leadership and philanthropy by technology-driven nonprofit organizations that cater Read More
Italian furniture giant Natuzzi recently celebrated the opening of its flagship store on Madison Avenue. The more than 4,000-square-foot location is the second store for Natuzzi in New York City.
“I am particularly proud to announce the opening of our new flagship store in New York at the prestigious location of Madison Avenue,” Pasquale Natuzzi, Read More
Joggers and dog walkers no longer have to leave their tech-savvy ways at home when visiting the park. Central Park is providing free Wi-Fi for its 25 million annual visitors as a part of a deal between New York City’s Parks and Recreation department and AT&T. The four Wi-Fi locations within the park include Mineral Read More
Verizon‘s nationwide expansion of FiOS may be hitting a roadblock in New York City. According to DSL Reports, the company has been having a hard time getting landlords to grant installers access to buildings. DSL Reports revealed that Verizon said that owners of 219 buildings across all five boroughs have denied access to Verizon workers Read More
New York City-based Verizon is expanding its 4G LTE service in Maine. The company has been making upgrades to its system and services across the country, including the New York tristate area.
The expansion of its 4G LTE service in Maine builds stronger service for the Verizon brand across the East Coast of the United Read More
New York-based Verizon Communications Inc. completed its acquisition of Vodafone Group Plc’s 45 percent indirect interest in Verizon Wireless. The deal, worth $130 billion, gives Verizon 100 percent control of one of the largest wireless companies in the country. Read More
AT&T is expanding its LTE network. The company has acquired licenses from Bendbroadband, an Oregon-based cable company. The new licenses will allow AT&T the airspace to boost its LTE network in the state. The licenses include a 700 MHz B Block spectrum that will help the company operate in rural Oregon. According to FierceWireless reports, Read More
Sprint is teaming up with Netgear Inc., to unveil its version of a fixed wireless router. The Netgear LTE Gateway 6100D, a high bandwidth router capable of producing 802.11ac Wi-Fi and gigabit Ethernet, is available to Sprint Spark subscribers. The router is designed for business and consumer use in homes or offices. It is enabled Read More
New York City’s infrastructure problems may be pushing more companies to open data centers in New Jersey. According to commercial real estate expert Rick Drescher, a growing portion of new companies in the metro area are choosing to open data centers in New Jersey due to better infrastructure and lower costs. Read More
AT&T said it will donate $100 million in mobile broadband service to educational resources. The program includes educational websites, applications and services. The funding commitment also includes professional development assistance for middle school students and their teachers. The mobile broadband will be used on tablets and devices by the students and teachers. Read More
New York-based communications giant Verizon Communications Inc. is giving its new FiOS customers a two-year price guarantee. The offer is an effort by the company to attract fresh clients to an already booming customer base. The super charged internet and TV service has been a popular item for the brand in the past year. New customers can sign up for the service with the price guarantee with or without a formal contract. Read More