Posts about London

After being the centre of the world's gaze for the past few months, London is starting to look beyond the glare of the Olympic flame and explore what's next. Part of this process will be to assess the city's approach to WiFi blankets. As I've blogged about previously, the run-up to the Olympics saw an aggressive rollout of various WiFi services that provided free Internet access on the Underground and across many of the city’s central neighbourhoods.
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Over the weekend I spent a little time digging into O2's plans to offer a free citywide WiFi blanket across London. As any regular readers of the blog will know, I'm a huge supporter of WiFi blankets. In 2011 we saw some encouraging signs that rollouts were starting to grow in size and frequency. New York had a number of interesting projects deployed and some European cities also moved forward with rollouts in parks and other public places.
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