TCONNECT is a high performance Wi-Fi network being available at all TTC subway stations, platforms and mezzanines. Launched in December 2013 with a mission to meet the growing needs of Toronto transit riders, TCONNECT’s high capacity network accommodates tens of thousands of users daily as they make their way through Toronto’s transit system.
TCONNECT is an advertiser sponsored Wi-Fi network that is FREE to TTC subway riders and allows access to the internet, including: Email, social media, and real-time transit updates. Connecting is easy for TTC subway riders, who simply select SSID: ‘TCONNECT’ in the Wi-Fi settings of their wireless device, open their internet browser and click “Connect” on the TCONNECT home page.
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Experts in confined space communications infrastructure, in Toronto BAI provides Wi-Fi and cellular connectivity at each station throughout the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) subway system. Complete cellular connectivity in all TTC stations and throughout the subway tunnels will be completed by 2021 (with the ‘downtown loop’ scheduled to be completed by the end of summer 2018). Commuters login to the network TCONNECT with approximately 170,000 sessions and some 100,000 unique devices every weekday.
BAI has also installed over 75 km of fibre in the TTC subway system.