Metro said it expects free WiFi service to be in place at all underground stations this Friday, as it moves to equip all 91 stations with the service by year’s end.
The rail service said that customers can access the free service by selecting the “Metro-Public” network on their wireless devices.
Cellular service is already available at all stations, though Metro is continuing its work to add service in tunnels. On Thursday, Metro said it had struck a deal with AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon to add cellular service on the Blue and Orange Lines between the Benning Road tunnel and Largo Town Center. This will allow for uninterrupted service on the Blue and Orange lines from Metro Center to Largo Town Center.
Metro is working to have cellular service throughout the system; there is currently service in about one-third of tunnel segments.
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