New York Sun, November 2, 2005 - Nonprofit Brings Cheap Internet to Bronx

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“Broadband in New York City is some of the most expensive in the country,” the executive director of NYCwireless, Dana Spiegel, said in a telephone interview, with rates often topping $50 a month. “Any program that brings wireless to more of the public at affordable rates is a good thing.”

NYCwireless is a nonprofit group advocating free public wireless Internet access.

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“This type of private involvement … is critical in New York,” Mr. Spiegel said.