O2 hops onto London Underground with Virgin Media WiFi

Virgin Media has signed up O2 as a wholesale partner for its WiFi on London Underground service, enabling O2 customers’ access to free London Underground WiFi from June. As part of the deal, all existing O2 customers signed up to O2 WiFi will be automatically registered for free WiFi on the Underground, taking away the […]

Tube Wi-Fi costs £15 from today for O2

Wi-Fi on the Tube costs money this week, unless you’re on Virgin Media, Vodafone or EE. Everyone else has to pay to connect on the commute from now on, starting at around 50p per day. Virgin Media has been providing free Wi-Fi at London Underground stations to all tube travellers since the Olympics. It’s business as usual if […]

Virgin Media’ vision of Generation IP: 2025

Welcome to Generation IP:2025 by Virgin Media Business — an in-depth study carried out in conjunction with The Future Laboratory – which provides an exciting glimpse into a hyper-connected Britain in just thirteen years’ time. Find out more on what the future holds in 2025 for you at http://www.virginmediabusiness.co.uk/generationip/

Wi-fi turned on at Tube stations in London

Free wi-fi at some London Underground stations has now been turned on. Transport for London (TfL) said people at King’s Cross and Warren Street Tube stations will now be able to pick up the internet at ticket offices, escalators and platforms. On Friday, Oxford Circus and Green Park Tube stations will go live, followed by […]

First 80 tube stations to get WiFi hotspots named

Transport for London and Virgin Media have announced the first 80 London Underground stations that’ll receive free WiFi in time for the Olympics. By the end of July, users will be able to surf from the train platform, ticket offices and escalators — ideal for a few extra rush-hour injuries. The partnership will offer the internet free during the games season […]

Wi-Fi on the Tube by the 2012 Olympics

Following a successful trial at Charing Cross station, TfL has confirmed that Wi-Fi access will be provided at 120 stations throughout the Tube network, enabling travellers to go online when waiting at platforms. Wi-Fi services will be unavailable when passengers are travelling from station to station within Tube carriages. The assertion that access will be […]

Tube wi-fi internet plan progresses

London Underground (LU) is pushing ahead with plans to set up a wi-fi internet network at 120 Tube stations – despite several security concerns. Following a trial at Charing Cross Tube Station, LU is inviting companies to tender for a network-wide contract. It could be operational by 2012. But a security expert warned wi-fi could […]