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L.A. subway to get Wi-Fi and cell service

Posted on January 21, 2015

Metro Red Line train boards at L.A. Union Station. Malcolm K.
Metro Red Line train boards at L.A. Union Station. Malcolm K.

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles subway system will soon get Wi-Fi and cellular phone service, enabling passengers to make and receive calls and surf the Internet while underground, CBS Los Angeles reported.

Work on the project in Los Angeles was delayed nearly two years while officials dealt with issues related to security and interference with first-responder radio conversations, said Robert Fischer, Metro’s systems project manager, according to the report.

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