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.
Transit Wireless to Start Phase 3 of NYC Subway Project
Transit Wireless and the New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority today said more New York City residents will gain access to cellular service when using the subway. To start, Transit Wireless has completed Phase 2 of the project, which means 11 new stations in Manhattan and 29 stations in Queens are now connected with cellular and Wi-Fi service.
Verizon Improves BART Service with XLTE and HD Voice
Verizon Wireless today said it has completed upgrades to its service along portions of San Francisco's BART public transit system. Verizon has enhanced coverage with XLTE (1700MHz) throughout BART tunnels, stations, and the Transbay Tube.
In other cities, like Philly, they've managed to do the tunnels, too.
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