New York City’s Plan to Bridge the Digital Divide with WiFi

On the next edition of MetroFocus, reporter Rick Karr investigates New York City’s plan to provide free internet access across the city in an effort to bridge the digital divide. As a first step, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration is moving forward with a plan started by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to turn thousands of payphones into free Wi-Fi hotspots.
Aired: 6/12/2014 | 0:05:26