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May 22, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Tuesday, May 22, 2012

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A bunch of big cable TV companies have teamed up to give you a present: Free Wi-Fi. If you're a customer of Comcast, Time Warner, Cox, Cablevision or Bright House, you'll be able to use Wi-Fi hotspots from any of those companies. Fifty thousand hotspots nationwide will show up under the name Cable Wi-Fi. So what's in it for the cable companies? Plus, the most musical cities in America.

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Cable companies offer free Wi-Fi -- what's the catch?

May 22, 2012
Five big cable providers offer you something for nothing while they try to take over the world.

A bunch of big cable TV companies have teamed up to give you a present: Free Wi-Fi. If you’re a customer of Comcast, Time Warner, Cox, Cablevision or Bright House, you’ll be able to use Wi-Fi hotspots from any of those companies. Fifty thousand hotspots nationwide will show up under the name Cable Wi-Fi. So what’s in it for the cable companies? Plus, the most musical cities in America.

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