The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is North America’s largest transportation agency, serving a population of 15.2 million people in the 5,000-square-mile area fanning out from New York City through Long Island, southeastern New York State, and Connecticut. The MTA New York City Transit subway serves Brooklyn, the Bronx, Manhattan, and Queens, and has a daily subway ridership of 5.6 million people.

AT&T Inc. helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high speed Internet and voice services. It is the world’s largest provider of pay TV, and has TV customers in the U.S. and 11 Latin American countries. AT&T offers the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider. And it helps businesses worldwide serve their customers better with its mobility and highly secure cloud solutions.

T-Mobile US, Inc. is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The company’s advanced nationwide 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences to approximately 63 million customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. T-Mobile US provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and MetroPCS.

Verizon Communications Inc. employs a diverse workforce of 177,700 and generated nearly $132 billion in 2015 revenues. Verizon operates America’s most reliable wireless network, with more than 112 million retail connections nationwide. The company also provides communications and entertainment services over America’s most advanced fiber-optic network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide.

Outfront Media, Inc. is one of the largest outdoor media companies, operating both billboards and transit displays across the US and in New York City.

“This important milestone brings first ever underground wireless to the Bronx and brings us closer to fulfilling our commitment to AT&T customers to keep them connected across the five boroughs,” said Tom DeVito, AT&T’s Vice President and General Manager for New York and New Jersey. “AT&T was among the first carriers to commit to wiring every subway station because we know our customers rely on a fast and reliable network at home, at work and everywhere in between.”
“T-Mobile customers in the greater New York area continue to enjoy the fastest LTE speeds where they live, work and play,” said Tom Ellefson, Vice President of Engineering at T-Mobile. “In the city that never sleeps, our customers will now be able to text, tweet, post or even receive video calls – virtually anywhere and anytime they want to in Upper Manhattan and the Bronx.”
“Verizon has consistently demonstrated our commitment to providing a best-in-class network experience for customers wherever they live, work and play, whether that’s in the observation deck of the Freedom Tower or underground in the subways,” said Chris Angelucci, Director of Network Performance and Engineering in New York. “This experience is made possible because of our sustained, aggressive investment in network technology and infrastructure, including more than $3.5 billion in New York and northern New Jersey since 2010.”