Skype has announced that they are offering free access to their Skype WiFi service in New York during the New Year celebration this year.
The free service would last between noon December 31 and noon January 1.
It would be available in multiple regions in the city:
Times Square, West Village, East Village, South Village, Greenwich Village, NoHo, SoHo, Lowe East Side, Clinton, Chelsea, Union Square, Midtown, Midtown South, Murray Hill, Stuyvesant Park and Turtle Bay
The company said:
Just connect to the ‘Skype WiFi’ hotspot on your device WiFi settings. Make sure you have the latest version of Skype installed on your Windows or Mac device, or the Skype WiFi app on iOS** and follow the prompts. Once connected with Skype WiFi, you can make a Skype video or voice call, surf the web, send an email, check your friend’s updates or hang out online. Enjoy.