Virgin Media tube wi-fi Three free

Customers of mobile network Three can now get free internet access on the London Underground.

Virgin Media has confirmed that Three is the latest mobile operator to be signed up to the tube Wi-Fi service. It now means that all of the UK's networks are a wholesale partner with Three joining after EE, O2 and Vodafone. See also: Virgin Media adds new Sky Sports channels and TV Season Ticket.

Danny Dixon, director of customer strategy, at Three said: "Giving our customers access to free WiFi on the London underground is another step towards them being able to enjoy the benefits of being connected no matter where they are."

Dixon also confirmed that Three customers will be able to surf the web, as well as make and receive calls and texts when they are in Wi-Fi enabled London tube stations with the new InTouch app.

There are currently 137 Wi-Fi-enabled stations in the underground network with more due to get online by the end of the month, including Ealing Broadway, Edgware Road and Hammersmith.

Joe Lathan, director of broadband at Virgin Media, said: "With every network operator now on board with Virgin Media WiFi on London Underground, it is great to know we are keeping people on the Tube connected at no extra cost."

Most of London's population can now get online for free at Wi-Fi enabled tube stations with Three, EE, O2 and Vodafone customers accounting for 95 percent of consumers in the capital. Anyone not on the main networks can pay £2 for a day pass or £5 to get online for a week.

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