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One of the last few urban spaces that was free of signal has now been made available for linking to the internet as WIFI is introduced to a number of London Underground stations. Virgin Media users or those on  Orange, EE, T-Mobile or Vodafone can connect free while others can log on for packages ranging from £2 per day to £15 per month. 

The system is still not available on the underground trains themselves so this limits the opportunity for heavy data usage as the majority of users will be commuters spending (they hope) minimal time in the single unconnected location. It does have a certain benefit for the commuter though as it will allow them to check travel information and alternative routes during delays while on the platform and also gives the chance to update social media sites with warnings, advice, complaints and pictures. It will also allow workers to warn…

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