Your cellphone may get service in some subway tunnels sooner than you thought.
A pilot program to test AT&T and T-Mobile service along the A/C/E line between 14th and 23rd streets is set to start in late May, an official with Transit Wireless told amNewYork in an interview on Thursday. It aims to test methods of covering “short-run” tunnels, those shorter than half a mile.
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More of the underground is going high tech, as officials Thursday are set to announce the completion of Wi-Fi and cellular service wiring in 30 subway stations in Manhattan, sources told amNewYork.
Times Square, Lincoln Center, Columbus Circle and other stations, mostly on the West Side, stretching between 18th and 96th streets, are part of the Phase 1 of the service rollout, which has... » more