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Statement From Mayor Bill de Blasio On Today's Approval Of City's LinkNYC Proposal
December 10, 2014
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New York City unveils the pay phone of the future—and it does a whole lot more than make phone calls, November 17, 2014 Washington Post
Wi-Fi Kiosks to Replace Thousands of City Payphones, November 17, 2014, NY1 News
New York City's Pay Phones Will Be Replaced By Free Wi-Fi Mobile Charging Stations, November 17, 2014, FastCoLabs
NYC announces free city-wide Wi-Fi with next-gen pay phones, November 17, 2014, Mashable
Wi-Fi hubs to replace NYC's payphones, November 17, 2014, New York Daily News
New York City Selects Qualcomm, Titan for Free Sidewalk Wi-Fi, November 17, 2014, Bloomberg
Pay Phones in New York City Will Become Free Wi-Fi Hot Spots, November 17, 2014 New York Times
Plan calls for free Wi-Fi kiosks on city street corners, November 18, 2014 New York Post
New York Is Transforming Its Old Payphones into Wi-Fi Hotspots, November 18, 2014, Time
NYC.wow, November 19, 2014 New York Daily News

De Blasio Administration Announces Winner of Competition to Replace Payphones with Five-Borough Wi-Fi Network
November 17, 2014
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City to audit Verizon's delayed rollout of FiOS
September 17, 2014
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Mayor Bill de Blasio Signs Two Transparency Bills into Law, Announces Public-Private Partnership to Release City Record Data
August 7, 2014
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Inside NYC's Bold Plan To Turn Payphones Into Wi-Fi Hotspots
August 1, 2014
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New York City Continues Building Upon Open Data Efforts
July 17, 2014
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New York City's Plan to Bridge the Digital Divide with Wi-Fi
June 11, 2014
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De Blasio Administration Announces Most Comprehensive Review in Years of Existing 911 Emergency Response System
May 30, 2014
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De Blasio Administration Announces Halt To Emergency Communications Technology Project And Orders Immediate Comprehensive Review
May 19, 2014
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Mayor de Blasio Delivers Keynote Address at Internet Week New York 2014
May 19, 2014
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NYC Replacing Payphones with Kiosks
May 12, 2014
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NYCEDC Launches Annual NYC BigApps Competition, Which Leverages Strength of New York City Tech Ecosystem To Make The City a Better Place to Live, Work, Learn And Play
May 7, 2014
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Anne Roest Appointed New City Commissioner of the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications
May 6, 2014
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Mayor de Blasio Appoints Anne Roest as Commissioner of the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications
May 6, 2014
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The 21st Century Is Calling, With Wi-Fi Hot Spots
April 30, 2014
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NYC Issues Request for Proposals to Build Citywide WiFi Network
April 30, 2014
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