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Here I am, spending a little time on a lazy weekend in Roosevelt Field Mall. It’s early in the morning and there are few shoppers around so I decide to check out the WiFi Capabilities of the Mall. Sometimes I do it from my iPhone but this time I pulled out my notebook. I did not speedtest any of the hotspots as I am running behind a VPN and that always skews the results but the Mall has come very far in the last few years so here goes my… Read More
Have you noticed the new hotspot rolling out across Long Island?
As most of you who follow me know, I am always out and about looking for WiFi hotspots. Lately I had lost access to the Cablevision Network of WiFi Hotspots as I tried to take advantage of a special that Verizon was offering. It was a $99 a month triple play package that included their high speed internet of 25mps. This was a pretty big speed difference over Cablevision’s standard 15mps offering. The only drawback was I no longer had access to Cablevisions extensive wireless network including the one that’s… Read More
Image by DVdaniels via Flickr Saturday I was having a working lunch at Panera Bread before heading over to Roosevelt Field Mall and a little iPad action. Time Warner, Optimum Online and Comcast all have wireless hotspots at the Panera Bread in Carle Place but I sat down, signed onto the Panera Network and got down to work. After a really brief 30 mins I was booted off the Panera network. Time’s up. “You gotta go” is basically what the screen that popped up told me. How rude! Come on… Read More
I’ve spent months tracking WiFi hotspots on Long Island and usually what I turn up is AT&T and Optimum WiFi and these two have a huge head start. In the past I have written that I thought Cablevision would have a monopoly on Long Island if no other cable company attempted to blanket Long Island with WiFi. Now as I do my daily travels I am finding Time Warner and Comcast are both entering Long Island. My favorite WiFi hotspots now have more choices for me to connect to the… Read More