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LA Subway Riders Can Now Access Wi-Fi, Cell Phone Service

The Los Angeles subway system will soon get Wi-Fi and cellular phone service, enabling passengers to make and receive calls and surf the Internet while underground.


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Free Wi-Fi Comes To 6 Los Angeles-Area Parks, Beaches

A pilot program launches Thursday offering free Wi-Fi in six Los Angeles parks and beaches.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/14/2014

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Los Angeles To Offer Free Public Wi-Fi At 6 Parks, Beaches

A day at the park or the beach no longer requires disconnection.


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Some Local Café Owners Say Free Wi-Fi Drains Business

Some local coffee shop owners say that offering free Wi-Fi to patrons has been draining their business.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/11/2013

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Councilman Wants To Give Angelenos Free, Citywide Wi-Fi

A Los Angeles city councilman wants residents to have access to free, citywide wireless Internet service.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/30/2013

Keep Your Wallet Fat With These Internet Freebies

CBS2’s Sibila Vargas spoke to a consumer advocate about the best places to find free goods on the Internet.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/06/2012

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Motorola To Sell Xoom Wi-Fi Tablet For $599

Motorola Mobility says it will start selling a Wi-Fi-only version of its Xoom tablet computer for $599 on March 27.


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Another Place to Get Free Wi-Fi…

Laptops are now the reason I always get an aisle seat; the hassle of climbing over somebody — or, God forbid, over two somebodies — working on a spreadsheet, or the big report makes me crazy.