Wifi will now work at 150 Tube stations

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…

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,…

Three users get free wifi on the London Underground

Good news for Three users, who were previously left on the London Underground. People on O2, EE and Vodafone have had free wifi access for a number of years now - and finally Three is (according to TechRadar) making it a set, as the fourth major network to do a deal with Virgin Media, which…

We don't want internet on the Underground, say Londoners

It's a high-pressure situation already, travelling on the Tube when it's packed. Do we want to add internet connection to this hotpot? No, we certainly do not, was the answer in a recent study. 55% do not want Transport…

120 Wi-Fi hotpsots headed to London's tube network

London's Underground tube network is to get a series of Wi-Fi hotspots in time for next year's Olympic Games, it has been revealed today. 120 hotspots will be coming to the capital's tube stations, with the first 16 coming from…

Huawei to bring mobile signal to London Underground

Londoners may soon be able to make calls on the tube, thanks to a new system being installed by Chinese telecoms giants Huawei, worth £100 million. Set to be launched in time for the 2012 Olympics, Huawei are offering the…