London Underground to Offer High-Speed Mobile Coverage

By Kurt Stolz on 24 June 2021
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Transport for London, the operator of the London Underground, known by its nickname the Tube, announced that the city’s rapid transit system.

The news was announced by the city’s mayor, Sadiq Khan.

“Customers on London Underground will be able to access full mobile connectivity and Internet access within every station and tunnel,” the mayor said.

The move comes as TfL is installing a new fiber network throughout the system.

“High speed mobile coverage will be delivered across London Underground alongside a new full-fiber network to provide London’s homes and businesses with faster Internet and better connectivity,” it said in a statement.

The mayor said in a statement that the capital city’s Oxford Circus, Tottenham Court Road, and Bank stations would be among the first to be fully connected, all by the end of the year. The city expects Camden, Euston, and Tottenham Road to be connected by 2022.

In addition, the eastern half of the Jubilee Line received mobile connectivity in 2021.

The new network will eventually be used to provide buildings and “street assets” such as bus stops with connectivity.

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