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Free Wi-Fi comes to 4 more TTC subway stations

​TTC passengers will now have free wireless Internet access at four more TTC stations: Sherbourne, Castle Frank, Bathurst and Christie.
Four more stations have been added to the list of TTC stations that offer free (but ad-supported) WiFi access: Sherbourne, Castle Frank, Bathurst and Christie. (CBC)

​TTC passengers will now have free wireless Internet access at four more TTC stations: Sherbourne, Castle Frank, Bathurst and Christie.

This means Wi-Fi is now available to customers at all subway stations in the downtown lower loop of Line 1 and on Line 2 between Sherbourne and Christie stations.

In its partnership with the TTC, BAI Canada plans to bring both Wi-Fi and cellular service across the subway network over the next 20 years. The plan is to connect a total of 25 more stations by the end of next summer.

First launched at Bloor-Yonge station two years ago, TCONNECT, the ad-based Wi-Fi and cellular service, comes at no cost to the TTC or its customers.

This month, Twitter Canada is sponsoring Wi-Fi on the TTC. Passengers with Twitter accounts will automatically connect, and will remain connected for 12 hours while in TTC stations with Wi-Fi. Those without Twitter accounts will need to create a Twitter account to access the network.

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