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NYC Subways Go Wireless – Cell Phone Service Extended Underground

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If you’re only an occasional visitor to New York City and not well versed in riding the subway you may have been startled for a moment when you don’t have cell phone service.  Then it dawns on you, you’re underground!

The MTA, the agency that administers  the public transportation system downstate,  has made wireless service available to riders.  According to Bloomburg Businessweek

The new service went live in six stations in Chelsea. Crews plan to wire another 271 stations during the next five years, bringing Internet and voice calling to the subway’s 4.3 million daily riders.

Read the full story from Bloomburg Businessweek.

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