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TransLink, Shaw to make Wi-Fi free on entire transit system in Vancouver

Thursday 13 December 2018 | 10:29 CET | News
TransLink and Shaw Communications are teaming up to provide free Wi-Fi for transit customers across Metro Vancouver. Shaw customers or not, TransLink riders will be able to stay connected for free throughout their commute on bus, SkyTrain or SeaBus, from 2020. TransLink and Shaw will refine the system design and plan to run trials in 2019. TransLink expects the entire network to be completed by 2025. Wi-Fi rollout will begin with SkyTrain and buses.

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