May 14th, 2013

Wireless Challenge RFP

New York City is working on expanding and upgrading its mobile telecommunications network.  The Wireless Corridor Challenge RFP is looking for 2 consultants to design, launch, implement, manage and maintain a free, public access Wi-Fi or other emerging wireless corridor in a commercial district. The consultants will be awarded up to $300,000 to implement the network.  

The submission deadline is June 14th, 4pm.

For more info, visit

December 13th, 2012

How would you redesign New York City’s 11,412 payphones?   Share your ideas, join the challenge and submit your prototype by February 18, 2013.

Learn more about the City’s Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge at

December 5th, 2012


What’s the potential for the City’s public payphones? Tonight we launched the city’s first payphone design challenge, Reinvent Payphones, at the New York Tech Meetup.

Participate in Reinvent Payphones and create virtual and/or physical prototypes that modernize existing payphone infrastructure for a safer, more sustainable, accessible, and informed city.

Join urban designers, technologists, and policy experts and submit your prototype by February 18th, 2013. Visit to learn more and register for updates.

Take part in telecommunications history!

Reblogged from NYC GOV
September 21st, 2012


Congrats to Pixable, the first graduate of NYU-Poly Varick Street Incubator, on being acquired by Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel). Watch our video to find out how Pixable and its CEO Inaki Berenguer made it here in NYC, then learn more about the City’s network of incubators and workspaces.

Reblogged from
March 30th, 2012

Capturing NYC Department of Information Technology and Telecommunication (DoITT)  Data Centers 

Source: Commissioner Carole Post’s Twitter 

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