Virgin To Provide Free Wi-Fi In The Tube During The Olympics [Headlines]
The city will offer more convenient communication to accommodate the influx of people in town during this summer's games.
We knew before that a plan was in place with an undisclosed service provider, but this is the first time we've heard solid details. Virgin will have hotspots in around 80 of the Tube's 270 stations (down from the 120 initially planned), and the service will only work on platforms, ticket offices, and escalators — no access while the trains are on the move, unfortunately. The service will be free when it initially goes live in July 2012, but will later be offered to London commuters at a price. The Verge