Wi-Fi on the Underground

It has been confirmed London Underground will have wi-fi in time for the 2012 Olympic Games

Transport for London says its on track to deliver wireless internet services at up to 120 stations, with an announcement of the chosen service provider being made in early Spring.

Wi-fi will be available on platforms, ticket offices and escalators, but not on Underground trains.

Gareth Powell, Director of Strategy and Service Development, said: "London Underground is on track to deliver Wi-Fi services at up to 120 stations before the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. This will allow Tube customers to check their emails and access the internet at stations. 

"We are in the final stages of the tender process. London Underground is continuing with preparations to install the necessary infrastructure and is on schedule to complete the project as planned."