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Cell Phone Reception In Subways: Yay or Nay?

The Metropolitan Transport Authority announced on Wednesday that they would be wiring 277 underground stations in the subway system for cell phone use. According to The New York Times, the cell phone signal will only work in subway stations, as the subway tunnels will not be wired, so commuters can ride in peace. This subway upgrade will start in six downtown Manhattan stations in two years and then when all the glitches are ironed out, Transit Wireless will have four more years to complete the rest of the underground stations. The main reason for the estimated $150-$200 million dollar improvement is to help people stay connected, especially when there is an emergency. I think this should be implemented in all subway stations, and I like the fact that it doesn't mean you'll be stuck listening to a person gabbing next to you while traveling. What do you think?
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