As of today, those not customers of Virgin, Vodafone or EE will have to start paying to use London Underground WiFi.
Commuters will have to pay £2 for a daily pass, £5 for a weekly pass, and £15 for monthly access. Those choosing the monthly pass throughout February will be offered three months’ access for the price on one.
Virgin Media launched its London Underground WiFi service at 92 stations last year to coincide with the London 2012 celebrations. It has been free up until now, but according to Virgin, around 76 per cent of consumers in Greater London are customers of Vodafone, EE and Virgin, so there won’t be a huge amount of people being affected by the change.
A further 11 Tube stations are getting Virgin’s WiFi service this week including Gloucester Road, Tooting Bec, Highbury & Islington, Tooting Broadway, Kentish Town, Hampstead, Great Portland Street, Redbridge, Hammersmith (District & Piccadilly), Blackhorse Road and South Wimbledon.
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