NYC Subways Gaining Verizon Coverage
Transit Wireless and Verizon today announced a final agreement to bring Verizon Wireless service to NYC subway stations. Sprint signed a similar deal in July. Transit Wireless already operates a network offering AT&T and T-Mobile service in 36 stations in mid-town Manhattan and Chelsea. Verizon service should be available at all 36 existing stations later this year. Both Verizon and Sprint will be included in future expansions, such as 40 new stations coming online in early 2014, including Grand Central.
NYC Reaches Full Cellular Coverage In All Subway Stations
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced that by January 9th, all underground subway stations in New York City will have cellular and Wi-Fi coverage. The system was built and is maintained by Transit Wireless, which confirmed to Phone Scoop that this milestone includes all four major wireless carriers, at all covered stations.
Transit Wireless Brings Service to 20 Stations In the Bronx
Transit Wireless today said it has completed Phase 4 of its project to bring cellular and WiFi service to subway stations across New York City. Phase 4 adds coverage to 20 stations in the Bronx, as well as 17 stations in Manhattan.
Sprint Says LTE Plus Now Available In New York City
Sprint today announced that its LTE Plus wireless service is available across all five boroughs of New York City. LTE Plus relies on Sprint's three LTE bands (800 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2.5 GHz) and carrier aggregation to improve capacity and speed.
Comcast to Launch Mobile Phone Service Mid-Year
Comcast intends to sell wireless service alongside its internet, TV, and home phone offerings later this year. Comcast has not built its own wireless network; rather, it is making good on a reseller agreement it signed with Verizon Wireless back in 2012.
In other cities, like Philly, they've managed to do the tunnels, too.
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