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London Tube stations start rolling out Wi-Fi

Charing Cross will be the first London Underground station to get Wi-Fi access, starting with a six-month trail today that will allow people to log in at designated spots.

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The dream of a London Underground network that's totally Internet-connected is getting a step closer to reality, as BT announced that Charing Cross would be the first Tube station to have Wi-Fi access.

The service is due to start today and will be trialed for six months, allowing people to log on to the Internet from Charing Cross ticket hall area, as well as the Northern and Bakerloo line platforms. There won't be access in the actual trains, apart from a few seconds when the doors are open--or if your train is stuck.

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