The agency hopes to have cell phone service in a couple dozen more stations within a year.
As of now, only commuters who use AT&T and T-Mobile have wireless access at platforms in Chelsea.
The service currently works in the following four stations:
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Service will not be available in the tunnels.
Despite adding one more place where you'll be trapped listening to someone else's phone calls, the move is being applauded be the Straphangers' Campaign as a plus for riders.
"It'll also bring some revenue to the MTA, which can't hurt," the campaign's Gene Russianoff said.