There is now free Wi-Fi at 54 TTC locations ahead of 2018 subway tunnel rollout

TTC Subway and TTC cellphone reception

The TTC Wi-Fi rollout has now reached over 54 TTC locations.

At this point in the ongoing project, there are only 15 stations yet to be equipped with Wi-Fi hotspots. Last month, it was announced that the program had hit the milestone of 50 TTC subway stations around the city.

The goal is to have every station outfitted with Wi-Fi service by May, 2017. Of the 15 remaining stations, blogTO states that the majority of them are above ground, and therefore accessible by existing subway signals.

In addition, the TTC’s cellular rollout with Freedom Mobile is also progressing. Beyond station platforms, BAI (a communications infrastructure company that builds and maintains underground communication networks), is in the process of installing service in 25 station platforms and inside the tunnels.

Freedom Mobile users may have already noticed some cellular service between Queen and Wellesley as the technology is tested, though the official rollout is not expected until 2018.

Source: blogTO