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Grand Central and 39 NYC Subway Stations to Offer Free Wi-Fi by June

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Feb 19, 2014 2:30 pm

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The expansion will bring Wi-Fi to the iconic Grand Central Station and two midtown parks, key tourist zones where visitors and locals will benefit the most from the free connectivity.

— Samantha Shankman

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Passengers walk through Grand Central Stations in New York City. Rob Lee / Flickr


After rolling out Wi-Fi and cell service to dozens of New York City subway stations last year, Transit Wireless is ramping up its efforts with phase two of the project. The expansion includes 29 new stations in Queens and 11 in Manhattan, with Grand Central Terminal among them.

According to the company, the latest additions to the project will provide around 250 million people a year with internet access while waiting for their train.

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