Virgin Media and London Underground announce first stations to have WiFi
Following on from the announcement that Virgin Media is to bring WiFi coverage to London Underground stations, the first wave of stations has now been announced.
The WiFi service will be available at the following stations by the end of July 2012 and will be free over the summer when London expects to be packed with visitors. The Virgin Media Wifi website will provide up to date information on the progress of the services roll-out.
|Aldgate East||Elephant & Castle||London Bridge||St Paul’s|
|Angel||Embankment||Manor House||Stepney Green|
|Arsenal||Euston Square||Marble Arch||Stratford|
|Barbican||Finsbury Park||Marylebone||Swiss Cottage|
|Bayswater||Goodge Street||Mile End||Temple|
|Bermondsey||Green Park||North Greenwich||Tottenham Hale|
|Bethnal Green||Hammersmith (District/Picc)||Old Street||Tower Hill|
|Blackhorse Road||Heathrow T1-3||Oval||Tufnell Park|
|Borough||Heathrow T4||Oxford Circus||Vauxhall|
|Brixton||High Street Kensington||Paddington (Main)||Victoria|
|Caledonian Road||Highbury & Islington||Piccadilly Circus||Walthamstow Central|
|Camden Town||Holborn||Pimlico||Warren Street|
|Canada Water||Holland Park||Queensway||Warwick Avenue|
|Canary Wharf||Hyde Park Corner||Regents Park||Waterloo|
|Canning Town||Kentish Town||Seven Sisters||Wembley Central|
|Chancery Lane||Kings Cross/St Pancras||Southfields||Wembley Park|
|Charing Cross||Lambeth North||Southwark||West Ham|
|Clapham North||Lancaster Gate||St James Park||Wimbledon Park|
|Covent Garden||Leicester Square||St Johns Wood||Westminster|
|Edgware Road (Circle)||Liverpool Street|
This list of 80 stations will expand to around 120 by the end of 2012, and to ensure that the service can cope capacity testing using hundreds of devices to simulate a busy platform and a train arriving has been taking place over the last few weeks.