“Getting on the subway” may no longer be a valid excuse to stop responding to those work messages. The MTA announced on Tuesday a plan to provide cell service between stations and expand Wi-Fi to its above-ground stations and Staten Island Railway stations.
To complete the decade-long project, the agency is again partnering with 5G wireless infrastructure company Transit Wireless.
“Bringing cell connectivity to the tunnels between stations and Wi-Fi to above-ground stations is a major step forward in enhancing transit riders’ experience,” MTA Chair and CEO Janno Lieber said in a statement.
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The service expansion is part of a connectivity plan that will also install Wi-Fi at all above-ground and Staten Island Railway stations.https://t.co/zKDzGYWB48
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