|Author: Nikki M. Mascali | Publication: Metro US|

It’s been a year since underground wireless launched in New York City, and residents and tourists alike haven’t looked back or, apparently, up from their devices since.

In 2017, there were more than 280 million cellular calls made in the city’s underground subway system using the Transit Wireless Wi-Fi network, which also saw 120 million log-ins, the company said.

More than 500 terabytes of data are consumed on a monthly basis, or, as Transit Wireless clarified, “the equivalent of 5.4 billion cat memes.”

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