Company bringing wi-fi to New York City subways

Manhattan's downtown skyline is muted in fog as a subway train leaves a Brooklyn station in New York , Friday Oct. 7, 2005. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

May 4, 2012 5:55:35 AM PDT
There is good news for straphangers, as it looks like wi-fi service is finally on track for the city's subway system.

Boingo has announced that it will provide wireless internet service to the 1.6 million people who ride the subway each day.

It will take about five years for the project to be completed.

Boingo will partner with Transit Wireless, which is providing the underground service.

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