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New Wireless Deal For the CTA

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Apr 13, 2009 3:00PM

Be warned, Red and Blue Liners. It's about to get a little easier for those d-bag loud cell phone talkers to keep yammering even when the train is underground. Cricket Communications has signed a deal to provide wireless service in the underground tunnels, joining Verizon and U.S. Cellular. The agreement is for 10 years and Cricket will pay the CTA a fee of $22,250 per month to provide services on the 11.4 miles of underground tracks. The CTA also indicated to the Tribune that more providers will be provided in the near future. [Tribune]