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