Media Coverage

Connect Underground: The Best Wi-Fi in the Subway

NewYork.com May 18, 2016   The year 2016 kicked off with an ambitious plan announced by Governor Andrew Cuomo to bring New York’s subway system “into the 21st century”  by outfitting all 278 underground stations with Wi-Fi  by the end of this year. Transit...

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5 Things To Know Today

RCR Wireless January 11, 2016 The state of New York is turning up the heat on Transit Wireless, the company that is connecting the world’s largest subway system. Governor Andrew Cuomo now wants WiFi in each of the subway’s 278 stations this year; the original deadline...

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Wi-Fi, Cell Service: Big Changes Coming To NYC Subway

AP January 8, 2016   Dropped calls, lost connections and sputtering phone batteries will soon be a thing of the past on the New York subway system, thanks to efforts to bring the nation's busiest transit system into the 21st century. Wi-Fi service will be...

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T-Mobile Expands 700MHz Coverage in NYC

PC Magazine December 15, 2015   T-Mobile officially launched its low-band, 700MHz LTE network in New York, Cincinnatti, and Seattle today. This makes 246 metro areas where the carrier has turned on the 700MHz network, and obviously we haven't reported on all of...

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Free Wi-Fi Comes to MTA’s Lexington Avenue Stations

Manhattan Express December 8, 2015   The packed sardines who have to put up with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Lexington Avenue subway line now at least have access to free Wi-Fi in the Upper East Side underground stations. Transit Wireless, the...

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Campaign Encourages Women Engineers

Queens Tribune September 10, 2015   Transit Wireless is backing a campaign that proves that women can be great engineers in the male-dominated industry. The campaign is #ILookLikeAnEngineer, and with only 13 percent of engineers in the United States being women...

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Why It’s So Damn Hard to Put Internet in the Subway

Popular Mechanics August 21, 2015 Subway Wi-Fi is a modern-day miracle. Over the last few decades the internet has moved from dial-up to high-speed, cables to wireless, and now it's moving into the sky and underground. Today most major cities with subway...

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Verizon expands cellular and Wi-Fi in NYC subways

RCR Wireless August 12, 2015   Part of four-carrier plan to connect all 278 Metropolitan Transit Authority underground stations Verizon Wireless will continue to expand its underground network in phases four and five of the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s plan...

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Reporter’s Notebook: Feeling Naked With Wi-Fi Only

Wall Street Journal February 28, 2015   The triumphs and pitfalls of a WSJ reporter’s test to use only the Wi-Fi connection on his iPhone for a month Living a Wi-Fi only life requires a few changes in habit. Here, a recap of several days during my monthlong...

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