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Cablevision launches Freewheel Wi-Fi service, highlights data capabilities instead of voice

Cablevision kicked off sales of its Freewheel Wi-Fi calling and data service, and now seems to be emphasizing Freewheel's data capabilities as opposed to the service being a replacement for cellular service.

Cablevision names Sweeney CFO as Siebert moves to vice chairman

Cablevision announced Friday that president Brian Sweeney has been given the additional title of chief financial officer, replacing Gregg Siebert, who will move on to the role of vice chairman.

Cablevision kicks off Freewheel sales, says it's a 'data usage' service

Cablevision on Thursday started selling its Freewheel Wi-Fi calling service, making the product available via the Internet at Freewheel.com.

Cablevision sues Verizon over 'deceptive' ads about Wi-Fi superiority

Cablevision sued Verizon in federal court in New York, alleging that Verizon made false and misleading claims about the MSO's Wi-Fi service in its ads. Verizon has run TV and radio commercials in the New York metropolitan area claiming its Wi-Fi is "the fastest Wi-Fi available" from any local provider.

TWC's Marcus on Cablevision's Freewheel: 'I think it's pretty cool'

Count Time Warner Cable CEO Rob Marcus as one of the closest watchers of Cablevision's disruptive new Wi-Fi-only phone service, Freewheel.

Cablevision sues Verizon alleging deceptive advertising claims about Wi-Fi superiority

Cablevision announced Thursday that it has filed a lawsuit against Verizon in federal court for the Eastern District of New York, alleging that the telecom made false and misleading claims about the MSO's Wi-Fi service in ads.

Cablevision's Wi-Fi-only Freewheel service won't have AT&T, Verizon shaking with fear

Cablevision's Freewheel Wi-Fi-only phone service created a lot of buzz but likely won't shake up the wireless industry, writes FierceCable Editor Daniel Frankel. Editor's Corner

Wireless biz should look past Freewheel's limitations and into Dolan's beady eyes

Don't expect the announcement of Cablevision's Freewheel Wi-Fi-only phone service  to spin Randall Stephenson into reenacting the bunker scene from Downfall when AT&T delivers its fourth-quarter earnings report Tuesday afternoon. Freewheel is not a threat of any kind to the incumbent wireless industry.

Cablevision taps into the Wi-Fi calling trend

Cablevision is taking on the emerging Wi-Fi voice service trend. According to a  FierceCable  report, the cable MSO will offer the service for $9.95 a month with no contract for current Cablevision broadband customers and $29.95 for non-customers. 

Cablevision prepares to launch Wi-Fi-exclusive Freewheel service

Cablevision announced the soon-to-be-launched Freewheel, its Wi-Fi phone service with unlimited data, talk and text, marking the first all-Wi-Fi service from a cable provider. Offered initially with the Motorola Moto G smartphone, it will work exclusively over Wi-Fi when it launches next month.