Transport for London unveil
Wi-Fi Friendly Tube Stations
After months of speculation, some of the first free Wi-Fi
stations have been unveiled across London. It is fantastic
news for the city, which is clearly gearing up for the
millions of visitors expected to flock to the capital during
the Olympic Games.
While the service will not be
available on the trains themselves, users will Wi-Fi
compatible gadgets will be able to connect to the internet
free of charge at ticket offices, escalators and platforms.
Transport for London have confirmed
that King's Cross, Leicester Square, Liverpool Street,
Oxford Circus and Stratford will be among the 80 stations
across the network to benefit from the service.
Provided by Virgin Media, it will be
free during the Olympic and Paralympic Games, after which it
will be run as a pay-as-you-go service.
It is expected to be in full operation
by the end of July, just in time for anyone booked into any
of the London
hostels to take advantage of the fantastic service.
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