Attention, Florida tourists and residents: No more worries about looking for a Wi-Fi connection or missing anything important at work while you are out "playing." Bright House Networks plans to continue its buildout of public and enterprise hot spots throughout 2012, adding thousands of Sunshine State locations.

The hot spots allow any Wi-Fi-enabled device (personal computers, tablets, smartphones, digital audio players) to connect to the Internet.  Customers who subscribe to Bright House Networks’ Road Runner service will have Wi-Fi access in any of the operator’s Wi-Fi locations free when they use their My Services or Road Runner login credentials. Those who don’t subscribe to Bright House can purchase Wi-Fi access on a per-usage basis.

The MSO initially concentrated its Bright House Networks Wi-Fi buildout in marina areas, including Clearwater, Daytona Beach, Ybor City and River Walk. It’s also focusing on areas where its customers travel heavily, including International Drive in Orlando and shopping centers.

Notes Leo Cloutier, senior vice president/Strategy and Business Development, "Our goal is to offer Bright House Networks Wi-Fi coverage in all of the places people spend their time – beaches, parks, boat docks or even at the ballgame."

The Daily


No Olympics Travel for ESPN

Sports giant ESPN says it’s sitting out sending staff to China for the Winter Olympics due to COVID-19 concerns.

Read the Full Issue
The Skinny is delivered on Tuesday and focuses on the cable profession. You'll stay in the know on the headlines, topics and special issues you value most. Sign Up


Jan 28
Cablefax 100 – 2022 Nominations Due: January 28, 2022
Mar 11
The FAXIES 2022Entry Deadline: March 11
Apr 1
Cablefax Top Ops – 2022Nominations Due: April 1, 2022
Jun 3
The Diversity List – 2022Nomination Deadline: June 3
Aug 12
Most Powerful Women – 2022Nominations Due: August 12
Full Calendar


Seeking an INDUSTRY JOB?

Hiring? In conjunction with our sister brand, Cynopsis, we are offering hiring managers a deep pool of media-savvy, skilled candidates at a range of experience levels and sectors, The result will be an even more robust industry job board, to help both employers and job seekers.

Contact for more information.