Three Hops Aboard the Free Tube Wi-Fi Train

By Gerald Lynch on at

Three has announced that it will finally be offering a free London Underground Wi-Fi service to its customers. Speaking to TechRadar, the network's Director of Customer strategy Danny Dixon confirmed that its service will go live by the end of July.

Platforms, ticket halls and walkways of 137 stations will be covered, bringing Three's service in line with that already offered by Vodafone, EE and O2. All make use of Virgin Media's underground network, which had originally installed the Wi-Fi hotspots back in 2012 for the London Olympics. The news will soften the blow left by yesterday's announcement that Three was cutting back on its mobile tethering allowances for SIM-only customers. [TechRadar]

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