Wireless service headed to city subways

THE BRONX - Wireless access will be at some New YorkCity subway stations by late 2011.

AT&T and T-Mobile USA signed 10-year agreements on Monday with TransitWireless to install wireless networks in the subway.

Under the agreement, at least six subway stations will havewireless service by late 2011. That?s one year ahead of schedule, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

Wiring the rest of the system willtake up to five more years. The service will not be available on running cars, only in stations.

Other carriers can also join the network once installed.

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