Volunteers Build Wi-Fi Network in New York City
January 17, 2018 by Andy Johnson
These guys are giving big cable the middle finger with their Wi-Fi network
Alternatives for Internet Access
January 8, 2018 by Larry Greenemeier
NYC Mesh’s community-owned and managed broadband network in lower Manhattan and Brooklyn is set to grow dramatically
January 9, 2018 by Mark Kaufman
An existing example — with growing community numbers — is NYC Mesh
City should do more to promote broadband
January 2, 2018 by Jeff Reichman
NYC Mesh is a neutral community network that provides access through a series of rooftop nodes and supernodes. It delivers internet service wirelessly and connects to a fiber backbone in key places. Houston officials should be actively exploring ideas such as this
Want To Guarantee Net Neutrality? Join …
December 19, 2017 by Adele Peters
In Manhattan, NYC Mesh put a large antenna on top of a building connected directly to the internet through fiber optic cable.
Is It Time To Build Your Own Internet?
December 22, 2017 by Eileen Guo
NYC Mesh also has a guide that includes everything from how to get the entire community involved and mobilized to the specifics of the hardware required.
Interest in Local Broadband?
December 28, 2017 by David Z. Morris
NYC Mesh has received a record number of inquiries since the FCC vote
Building a Community Internet Network
December 14 2017 by Jason Koebler
Projects like these are possible and affordable today, and are being practiced by groups like NYC Mesh
The Fight for Net Neutrality
December 14, 2017 by Michael del Castillo
surf the internet without using a traditional internet service provider
How a DIY Network Plans to Subvert Time Warner Cable’s NYC Internet Monopoly
January 25, 2016, by Jason Koebler
Toppling—or at least subverting—a telecom monopoly is the dream of many an American…The folks at NYC Mesh are actually doing something about it.
Hooking up Downtown with free, resilient Wi-Fi
January 12, 2016, by Yannic Rack
“They got me set up and it’s just been perfect”
Vice Motherboard Podcast:
The Community-Owned ISPs Building an Alternative to Big Telecom in New York City
January 8, 2016, by Jason Koebler
…currently working to set up two “super nodes” that are jacked into a large internet exchange will allow anyone in lower Manhattan and large swaths of Brooklyn to bypass traditional internet service providers.
New York Business Journal:
A three part series-
1 How mesh network technology could turn the Internet inside out
2 Advancing mesh networks in the East Village
3 Should ISP giants be worried about mesh networks?
Oct 5-7, 2015, by Michael del Castillo
A clear and explicit vision of using the technology to help wrest control away from some of the biggest Internet Service Providers in the world.
NYC Mesh works to replace Time Warner Cable one router at a time
Oct 4, 2015, by Chester Soria
It’s about to happen in a really big way.
East Village Grieve:
About community Wi-Fi in the East Village
Sept 29, 2015
NYC Mesh needs your help putting Time Warner Cable out of business
Aug 11, 2015, by Gregoire Molle
NYC Mesh is trying to get around the big ISPs — one node at a time.
An escape from the Internet Goliaths? NYC Mesh decentralizes the network
May 29, 2015, by Joe Mauceri
NYC Mesh says if their network is successful, one day we all might be able to say goodbye to our Internet Service Providers.
The Brooklyn Paper:
’Hoodlinked: Do-it-yourself Internet network reaches Ridge
May 29, 2015, by Max Jaeger
A group of techies aiming to build a citywide, community-owned wifi network is making inroads into Bay Ridge. Called NYC Mesh, the network links computers together using standard wifi routers…
THIS MESH WE’RE IN: WHY COMMUNITIES ARE BUILDING AN INTERNET THAT’S MORE LOCAL
May 5, 2015, by Steven Melendez
NYC Mesh, hopes to eventually blanket the city in a mesh Wi-Fi network… The more routers that join the network and expand its coverage, the more useful it is…