Wifi will now work at 150 Tube stations

James O'Malley Transport, Web 2.0, Websites, Wi-Fi Leave a Comment

Good news for London commuters this morning as Virgin Media has announced it has installed wifi in its 150th London Underground station. The news comes as Wimbledon, Richmond, Morden, East Ham, Barking and Upminster are all brought online, providing travellers with blessed relief from the horror or having to stare vacantly at other people. Apparently…

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London Underground to support contactless card & phone payments in September

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London's Tube network will support payments through contactless debit and credit cards from September, it has emerged. EE has also announced that its customers will also be able to pay by tapping their handsets on the card readers. According to MayorWatch, improved "Wave and Pay" functionality will kick in on September 16th. Perhaps most intriguingly,…

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Free for all London Underground Wi-Fi from Virgin Media ends on Tuesday

Gerald Lynch Tech Digest news, Transport, Wi-Fi Leave a Comment

Reading this post while waiting for the Tube on London's Underground, connected to Virgin Media's Wi-Fi network? Enjoy it while you can; from Tuesday, the free-for-all service goes premium. Virgin Media will end the free service next week for all…

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