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London Underground to support contactless card & phone payments in September

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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James O'MalleyLondon Underground to support contactless card & phone payments in September

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

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

Virgin Media Underground Wi-Fi now installed in 41 stations, serving 100,000 commuters

Virgin Media have now rolled out Wi-Fi to 41 London Underground stations, with 100,000 people getting online down in the tube stations within the first month of the service going live. One million tweets, Facebook posts, emails and web pages…

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Gerald LynchVirgin Media Underground Wi-Fi now installed in 41 stations, serving 100,000 commuters

Google Maps helps London tourists understand that the Tube map is not geographically accurate

Google Maps will now offer live transport updates for London travellers, helping them make better transport choices in our fair capital. In addition to directing people to the nearest Tube stop using GPS, Google Maps will also help people…

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ShinyJessGoogle Maps helps London tourists understand that the Tube map is not geographically accurate

Texting on the Tube made possible? Teenage inventor builds low-frequency radio for underground communications

We've all been there; on the phone, on the verge of breaking the meaning of life during the daily commute when your train hits a tunnel and your signal cuts out. We can send a man to the moon, but…

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Gerald LynchTexting on the Tube made possible? Teenage inventor builds low-frequency radio for underground communications