(Toronto, ON) December 8, 2014: TCONNECT Wi-Fi Ambassadors will be situated at Dundas, Queen, King, Union and Bloor Subway stations from December 8 – 13 to kick-off a contest called SPREAD the CONNECTION with TCONNECT. Riders can easily enter the contest by connecting to SSID: TCONNECT at any Wi-Fi equipped station, “LIKE” the official TCONNECT Toronto Facebook page and/or Follow @TCONNECT on Twitter, and post a photo with the hashtag “TCONNECT” including the station name i.e. #TCONNECTdundas (Details on www.tconnect.ca)
“SPREAD the CONNECTION with TCONNECT contest will help extend public knowledge about the free Wi-Fi service; what stations are Wi-Fi equipped, how to logon, and educate the rider on the best practices for an optimal platform to platform experience” said Ken Ranger, CEO, BAI Canada.
TCONNECT free TTC Subway Wi-Fi has been activated in eleven (11) stations since the initial launch in December 2013 – Bay, Wellesley, College, Dundas, Queen, King, Union and the two busiest interchange stations Bloor-Yonge and St. George, accessible by 14 million riders per month.
In 2013 BAI Canada launched TCONNECT, an advertiser sponsored Wi-Fi network that is free to TTC riders. Eighteen (18) TTC subway stations encompassing the lower loop plus Spadina station will feature TCONNECT Wi-Fi service by the end of Q1 2015, ahead of the Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan AM games. All sixty-five (65) stations will have Wi-Fi service and be cellular –ready by 2017. TCONNECT has been sponsored by brands such as Mondelez, Tim Hortons, The City of Toronto and Koodo.
About BAI Canada
BAI Canada is part of a group of global experts that fund, design, build and operate open access, multi-functional communication networks. BAI Canada is a subsidiary of Canadian-owned BA Group, a leader in wireless communications for underground transit systems, broadcast communications, private radio networks and online communications. BAI Group is building and operating the wireless network in the New York subway. It has also been involved in deploying and maintaining communication networks for some of the most complex subway systems around the world, including Hong Kong’s MTR Corporation.