Wireless World

Sandy Likely to Delay Subway Wireless Rollout

Not anymore.

Bits and pieces of the New York City subway system are slowly coming back online–and not a moment too soon. But given that many tunnels took a good dousing in the storm, we couldn’t help but wonder about the fate of the MTA’s plan to roll out wireless access to many more subway stations by the end of the year. And yes, it turns out we’ll have to wait a little longer to receive emails while idling in the bowels of Times Square.

“We anticipate certainly that the storm will delay the completion of the 30 [new] stations into the first part of next year,” TransitWireless CEO William Bayne told Betabeat earlier today. Read More