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Verizon pulling plug on free NYC Wi-Fi

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Verizon pulling plug on free NYC Wi-Fi

Verizon Communications is turning off the free wireless Internet access it beams from New York City telephone booths for DSL subscribers who use laptops away from home or the office.

The company revealed the decision on Wednesday as its Verizon Wireless unit announced plans to accelerate the deployment of a fee-based cellular Internet service in the New York area.

Read the complete story. (Yahoo, AP)