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Transport for London will track travellers through free WiFi

As citizens of the UK, unfortunately it seems we must accept monitoring of our daily lives. Not just from the government through its new Investigatory Powers Bill that will go to unpresidented lengths to monitor us, but now from private firms and public transport. Transport for London (TfL) …

Confirmed – The UK gets no NFC in the HTC Desire 10

I’ve started to develop a bit of a habit now – leaving the house without my wallet. At work the canteen and the vending machines all use contactless payments. When I get fuel – call it Apple Pay, call it Android Pay – the petrol station, the supermarket, …

WiFi on the London Underground, now in 150 stations

Remember when people said that WiFi on Tube stations was too costly and difficult to install? That the age and complexity of the transportation system would be a nightmare to overcome? Now we have 150 stations in the network with WiFi switched on and, whilst it’s a shame …

More WiFi hotspots on the Underground

If you’re daily commute takes you through Golders Green, Southgate, West Kensington, Parsons Green, Kilburn or East Putney then we have some good news. Virgin have scrambled into the relevant places and spread some WiFi love all over these stations. The Virgin Media hotspots will be available tomorrow, …

O2 goes deep, deep, down.

So, a quick tally. If you use the London Underground then you’ll know that there’s a number of options for getting online through the WiFi system that’s provided by Virgin Media. EE, Orange and T-Mobile are all signed up in partnership agreements, so if you’re a customer then …

EE and Vodafone customers get Tube WiFi for free

Enjoying the free WiFi on the Tube? Up until today, only Virgin Media customers had a guarantee that it would remain free into the New Year. However, Virgin Media have just announced that all EE (that’s Orange and T-Mobile too) and Vodafone customers will continue to get the …

Love free WiFi on the Tube? We’ve got some good news

2012 has been pretty good for the people of London. Several big events, an extra Bank Holiday, the Olympics, the Paralympics and, to top it all off, free WiFi on the Tube thanks to Mr Branson. As the days get shorter and we all shuffle around in the …

On-line, underground.

If you’re a regular reader, and not one of those naughty people who just pop by without even offering a cup of tea, you’ll know about the WiFi rollout across the Tube in London. As we reported previously, they’ve worked to push out the service these last few …

Status: OMG! WiFi at the Tube station

Use the Tube? Use one of the stations listed below? Hey, you’re in luck. You’ll soon be bathed in free (for a limited time) WiFi while you stand on the platform. Better still, some stations have been turned on today, so you might start seeing people like this …

Virgin Media drop WiFi into the London Underground

Here in London there’s been a big push to try and get WiFi available in the Tube. London Mayor, Boris Johnson, and Transport For London have been linked with an earlier deal with Huawei. Unfortunately this didn’t see the light of day.. or should that be the dark …