Virgin Media turns on its 150th Wifi Hub in London Underground
Virgin Media has confirmed that they have completed the rollout of its Free WiFi services to its 150th London Underground station today. With the company now offering free to use Wi-Fi on the Underground transport network in 150 connected Stations.
Over the past few years, Virgin Media has been steadily enabling more Underground locations but today it took to Twitter to celebrate an important milestone in that rollout, after connecting its 150th Station.
The Latest stations to be Wi-Fi enabled are Wimbledon, Richmond, Morden, East Ham, Barking and Upminster, all of which now offer free WiFi to Virgin, EE, Vodafone, O2 and Three customers using the Tube service.
This number signifies that over 50% of TFL’s 270 underground stations are now online and offering Free Wi-Fi during their travels.
Virgin have stated that since the Free Wi-Fi has been installed in the London Underground over 2.5 million devices are now registered on the network and more than 3 terabytes of data downloaded each day.
They have also stated that the folks using Waterloo and Kings Cross are the greediest as they are the busiest hubs.