Plans for WiFi in Underground tunnels (E&T)

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Tube trains running on the London Underground could soon get mobile signal coverage in the carriage under plans being drawn up by London Mayor Sadiq Khan.

People can already access the internet through their phone on many platforms of London Underground stations, but service in the tunnels is non-existent. Other major cities including Paris, New York and Tokyo already have the technology to prevent mobile blackspots while on their metro systems.

The Financial Times said Transport for London (TfL) and London mayor Sadiq Khan will invite bids from telecoms groups after the General Election next week.

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Written by Long Branch Mike