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hi everyone during the browsing i came across with this offer thought i'd share with you. cheers
Undergroundbreaking news – free Virgin Media WiFi is now available for everyone all summer on London Underground. So you can keep up with your life online, in stations and on platforms, for free.
It’s easy to hop on. Just activate your device and you’ll automatically pick up the signal whenever you come out of a tunnel and enter a WiFi enabled station. Then, after summer, Virgin Media customers like you, and people on selected networks, get full internet access for free, as well as on a Pay As You Go basis.

How to get onboard
Look out for the WiFi logo in the ticket hall of participating stations
Turn on WiFi in your phone or tablet’s settings
Open a browser and register
Hey presto, your WiFi is now ready to depart

We’re aiming to have Free WiFi in 80 London Underground stations by the end of July

You can track our progress at virginmedia.com/wifi
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Not only for virgin customers but for all!! I am an O2 customer but still I can use that, just need is wifi enable device!
Its free for all
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At the moment but after the games will be chargeable unless ya with VM.
Anyone can access this WiFi
Anyone can access this WiFi
read 1st comment :)
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Cold, only available in london, not worth the 400 miles round trip!

will have to give it a try
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Every few months this post pops up, in other news, you can now buy sliced bread!!
Every few months this post pops up, in other news, you can now buy sliced bread!!

??? Just started recently when Olympics started.
London underground is just the start, more places to come :)
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Good stuff. Already a VM customer. :-)
Speeds are at 20 mb/s( upload AND download) so its blistering fast.

In regards to paying, it is currently free for everyone and after the olympics will remain free for Virgin customers while others would have to pay a certain amount(Yet to be announced).

Your speeds vary in between journeys(from what tech journalists have reported) but at the stations the speeds are quiet fast when by the bottom of the stairs.
I was using this on Wednesday and I was impressed with the speed. The ads aren't too frequent either, which is good.
I remember trying this in Victoria station last month or so and it was super fast 3x faster than my home broadband.
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Perfect for watching redtube on the go, thanks op.
Sounds good, but not too sure how useful it is on a tube journey.
Only drawback is you cannot access video!! such as Youtube!! I faced plenty of time even on different devices!! although much more faster for browsing websites and other applications!! :-)
after the olympics will remain free for Virgin customers

No it won't. Virgin have said that VirginMedia customers will be able to pay to add access to the tube WiFi to their existing bundle.

Edited By: Altarf on Aug 03, 2012 17:50
this is pretty old news - been available for a while now. 3 or 4 weeks ish.

annoyingly they re-direct your first web request to their holding page every time you connect at each station. Makes refreshing train times a ball ache, especially when you only get 30 secs of connectivity.
Good stuff, I think they should make their train wifi free to VM customers now ;)

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