An audit released Wednesday by the city comptroller found that straphangers have no problem checking out that cat video while waiting for a train.
Scott Stringer’s audit said all 76 Wi-Fi enabled platforms delivered Internet access without any problems, even when the user was inside a train. The comptroller’s team canvassed stations in Queens and Manhattan that currently have the service, including Grand Central Station, and Roosevelt Avenue, and used data heavy applications on laptops and smartphones.
In every test they were able to make texts, stream Spotify, access Facebook and use other apps, according to the report. The MTA agreed with the comptroller’s request to expand service and plans to bring Wi-Fi to 37 more stations this year.