Time Warner Expands Wi-Fi Coverage In Austin

Time Warner Cable said this week that it has been expanding outs its network of Wi-Fi hotspots across Austin, and now has over 900 hotspots available to its customers. Time Warner said it plans to grow that number to about 1,350 Wi-Fi hotspots in 2014. The latest expansion was in Central and South Austin, focused on high traffic shopping areas. Time Warner offers up the Wi-Fi network to customers with its "Standard Internet" package, plus to pay-as-you-go customers. The Austin expansion is part of a nationwide Wi-Fi hotspot expansion effort by the company, which says it now has 200,000 hotspots nationwide.