Virgin Media hands Wi-Fi to 150th London Underground station

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The London Underground has become even more connected thanks to Virgin Media.

There's good news if you're an avid user of the London Underground as now 150 of the City's 270 underground stops will have free Wi-Fi.

Wimbledon, Richmond, Morden, East Ham, Barking and Upminster are the latest six stops to get hooked up with Virgin Media's broadband offering.

Commuters who are customers of Virgin Media, EE, Vodafone, O2 or Three will be able to use service free of charge, but those who are not can pay £2 per day or £15 for two months access.

London Underground’s director of strategy, Gareth Powell has praised how connected the transport service has become.

He said: “Wi-Fi on the Tube is one of many ways we’re improving our customers’ journeys and the service has moved from strength to strength since it launched in time for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

"We’re delighted that 150 stations on the Tube now have WiFi which will help our customers benefit from live travel information, news and social media while they are on the move across the capital.”

Virgin have claimed that commuters consumer a staggering 3TB of data each day on the London Underground, with an even more staggering 2.5 million devices registered for their free Wi-Fi privilege. 

Richard Branson's company have also revealed that Finsbury Park station has the most online activity out of all 270 underground stops.