Majority of World’s Subway and Metro Systems Have Internet Access

By Paul Riegler on 4 November 2011
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Do you use your smartphone or tablet on the go?  What about when you are underground for your commute?  Take our poll and tell us about your usage habits.

A recent study by the New Cities Foundation, a Swiss non-profit institution, showed that 60% of subway or metro systems worldwide offer Internet access.

The study showed that the highest availability of mobile Internet services was in South Korea and China, where travelers can stay online in 100% of major subway systems.  In Asia, 84% of commuters have access; in the European Union, that figure is 56% and, in the U.S. and Canada, it is 41%.  In both Eastern Europe and Central Asia the figure was 25%.

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