Just in time for MLB All-Star Week, Time Warner Cable has lit up more than 1,000 TWC WiFi™ Hotspots throughout Manhattan. To celebrate its growing WiFi network and its role as the “Official WiFi Provider” of MLB All-Star Week, the company will offer open, complimentary access to its entire NYC WiFi network, now totaling 2,700+ hotspots throughout Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island. As part of the celebration, TWC will have MLB All-Stars dishing up baseball giveaways and regional themed food from branded food trucks during All-Star Week – each equipped with TWC WiFi – beginning Friday, July 12 to Tuesday, July 16. All proceeds from the food trucks will benefit the Robin Hood Relief Fund to support those impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
Time Warner Cable celebrates the launch of TWC WiFi and baseball themed food trucks during MLB All-Star week in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Time Warner Cable)
“We’re excited to launch over 1,000 new TWC WiFi Hotspots in New York City as baseball fans arrive to experience this premier event, and we’re thrilled to help make that experience even better with free TWC WiFi,” said John Keib, EVP and Chief Care and Technical Operations Officer for Time Warner Cable. “We also hope to help fans Enjoy MLB All-Star Week Better while raising some much needed funds for our friends at Robin Hood Relief Fund through our Food Truck program. Fans can sample great food and free WiFi while supporting a critical need in our community,” Keib added. To access the free TWC WiFi Hotspots during MLB All-Star Week, users simply will select the TWCWiFi network name, open the browser and accept the terms of service to get started.