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To Court a Skeptical Public, New York Sends Wi-Fi Ambassadors

As LinkNYC rolls out through the city, guides take to the streets to demonstrate how to use the free network.
An Olympics-enthused Link kiosk in Manhattan.
An Olympics-enthused Link kiosk in Manhattan.LinkNYC

MANHATTAN, NEW YORK — On a scorching morning, Stefan Carpio, a 26-year-old Bronx native, stands on the northwest corner of 150th and Broadway in Washington Heights, wearing a black T-shirt bearing this invitation: “Ask me about Link.”

OK, what’s Link?