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Sorry, Folks, New York’s Internet Won’t Be Fixed Any Time Soon

It’s no secret that New York City’s high-speed Internet situation is not always what it could be. The Center for an Urban Future’s report on the city’s tech sector called out this problem specifically, rating the local infrastructure as “B or B-minus” and adding that areas further-flung than midtown and downtown Manhattan are especially problematic. Nor is this news to anyone in Silicon Alley, where spotty broadband is a source of much wailing and gnashing of teeth.

So, how long must we labor under these conditions? The Village Voice did a little digging, and the outlook is not so great: Read More