Over the last few decades the internet has moved from dial-up to high-speed, cables to wireless, and now it's moving into the sky and underground. It's a far cry from setting up an AirPort router in the living room. To learn more, we turned to New York City. As such, the rollout of its underground internet is still very much a work in progress.
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After years of negotiations, a plan is afoot to wire New York City's subway platforms for both cellular and WiFi service, a move that may see service extend into many of the subway system's tunnels. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has been looking for a contractor to perform the service for a number of years, and has finally reached an agreement with a company called Transit Wireless which would see Transit sell access to major carriers. Although many of the city's perpetually connected residents will welcome the opportunity to keep their BlackBerrys and iPads online through the commute, a fair number are likely to resent the intrusion of loud cellphone conversations into what is one of the last refuges from half of other people's conversations. A fair number are likely to resent the intrusion of loud cellphone conversations into what is one of the last refuges from half of other people's conversations. According to a report in The Daily News , Transit Wireless will have two years to set up technology testing sites in a handful of the city's underground stations.