NYC subway station cell and Wi-Fi service launch ahead of schedule

Posted On Fri, January 6, 2017 By

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As of Monday, January 9, New Yorkers will be able to receive cellphone service and Wi-Fi at most underground stations in the city, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday. The cellphone launch, which includes coverage from AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless, is one year ahead of schedule. The Wi-Fi installation was completed two years early. The MTA entered into a 27-year partnership with Transit Wireless on the $300 million project that was installed without any additional costs to city taxpayers or straphangers, the governor’s office said.

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