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A bus ride to school has suddenly become a much more hi-tech affair for some lucky Birmingham pupils. A local bus firm’s just rolled out double-decker Wi-Fi, and has also launched an RFID ticket trial. The Big Green Bus Company, which runs school bus services, now offers free Wi-Fi access on all its 23 routes in Birmingham, …

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Nice idea .. wish they had it when I were a lad

The "Red Arrow" bus service which runs between Chesterfield and Derby/Nottingham recently added a free Internet wifi service to its fleet ... and I sometimes glimpse it on my wifi radar as it "speeds" past in the traffic 8-)

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Erm

School pupils aren't allowed phones, games consoles, laptops etc at school...

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Way ahead of them at Monash

They've been doing this since October on Monash Uni shuttle buses in Australia.

I guess that means Australia isn't as far behind the rest of the world as we think :P

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Idiot

for KenBW2

You're an idiot - just because they aren't allowed, do you think that stops them -- if you do you're as naive as the rest of the government education organisation.

And you're dumber than Paris

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Re: Erm

They are allowed phones at my daughters school - just don't use them [= switch off] during lessons or else they will be taken & held until the end of the day.

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