South Station Gets Free WiFi

MBTA countdown clocks at South Station. The station now has WiFi.

The MBTA is starting to get wired.

South Station will have free wireless internet beginning today,  according to a joint press release from Google, Redevelopment Ventures Corp. and the MBTA.

Google invested in the endeavor and Redevlopment Ventures Corp. is responsible for WiFi development, the press release says.

“Anything that improves our customers’ transit experience is a good thing,” MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott said in the statement. “By coupling this new initiative with the WiFi service provided on Commuter Rail trains, the MBTA is keeping its customers connected from the moment they enter South Station to the time they exit trains.”

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