Five US cable providers join forces to offer 50,000+ wireless hotspots

By Matthew
May 21, 2012
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  1. Five cable companies have announced a joint effort to provide wireless Internet hotspots across the US. Bright House Networks, Cablevision, Comcast, Cox Communications and Time Warner Cable have agreed to...

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  2. Tygerstrike

    Tygerstrike TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 827   +93

    Nice to see!! Matt was there any information on if this was going to raise the general data cap on each individuals line? Or will it access the person cable account and not charge the entity they are getting the wifi from?
  3. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Topic Starter Posts: 6,042   +84 Staff Member

    I haven't seen anything about data caps. I assume there aren't any, as the service is pitched as somewhat of a perk and you're meant to use it relatively briefly while passing through public areas. Pure speculation on my part, though.


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