Verizon Now Available to New Yorkers in the Subway
Transit Wireless today announced the addition of Verizon Wireless to its underground cellular network in the New York City subway system. Verizon's 3G voice and LTE 4G services are available at 35 different subway stations in Manhattan, from 23rd St. to 96th St, including Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Lincoln Center, and Columbus Circle. With Verizon on board, Transit Wireless, the company behind the underground network, announced that it is starting phase two of its project, which will bring cellular access to subway stations throughout Queens. AT&T and T-Mobile are already available via Transit Wireless. Sprint is expected to become available from Transit this year.
NYC Reaches Full Cellular Coverage In All Subway Stations
Jan 5, 2017
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.
Virgin Mobile USA Relaunches As An iPhone-Only Carrier
Jun 21, 2017
Virgin Mobile USA, which is owned and operated by Sprint, transformed itself today into new provider much more closely aligned with the Virgin brand. Significantly, Virgin Mobile USA is now an iPhone-only carrier, meaning Apple's iPhones are the only phones Virgin will sell moving forward.
Transit Wireless Brings Service to 20 Stations In the Bronx
Nov 12, 2015
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.
US Cellular Coverage Reaches Google's Project Fi
Jun 28, 2016
Google has updated its Project Fi app in order to take advantage of cellular coverage offered by U.S. Cellular.