Riders of the Q train rejoice: The best cell service on the New York City subway is yours.

But riders of the 4, 5 and 6 trains, which run on a line along the eastern side of Manhattan, have little to celebrate: All three of the trains ranked terribly in a study of cell service, both with mobile data connections and on station Wi-Fi, on the city’s different lines.

“Our data shows a number of trends that inform what type of mobile experience commuters are having throughout the borough of Manhattan,” said Paul Carter, CEO at Global Wireless Solutions, which performed the study. Read more…

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