London Tube goes wireless

2012-06-08 08:25
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London's famous subway network has start operating WiFi, rolling out the service to a handful of stations this week as part of a build-up before the Olympics. The games are set for 27 July to 12 August.

By the end of the year, about 120 Tube stations will be connected, including some which are very deep underground.

The service will be free for the summer, but users will have to register.

Users can get online throughout connected London Underground stations, such as on platforms and in ticket halls. The WiFi will work on trains but not in tunnels.

The service is part of a multi-billion pound effort to upgrade the capital's aging subway network. - AP

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