Payphones are a thing of the past - in their place, there are 400 WiFi hotspots across three boroughs. More hotspots are being installed every day.
However, connectivity comes with a price. Eyewitness News asked some ethical hackers to give us a how-to, and it was an eyeopener.
Watch the video above to see how to enjoy the access, but still protect yourself.
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