Her iPad Shrank!
Undaunted by its recent network outage fall from grace, O2 is now offering Londoners free Wi-Fi access in several of capital's busiest areas including Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus and Regent Street. The network's efforts – as part of a deal with Westminster Council – have resulted in the launch of various free "reliable" …
Her iPad Shrank!
It's really a big bar of chocolate!
I thought it was an ice cream sandwich...
"Saying that, the network appeared on my Razr Maxx last night while sat in a beer garden in Camden, so the signal either stretches fairly far, or somebody was testing additional areas."
... or you're being scammed
Beat me to it - fair play sir.
And I shall upvote as a mark of my esteem of your efficiency.
... say they are doing some sort of MAC address recognition or something... I'm sick of being on buses and losing my mobile internet connection because the device knows I have a _Cloud account and using that... which doesn't connect to anything unless I run a browser and login...
Super, but how about a decent 3G signal anywhere?
O2 are installing a lot of wifi hotspots in pubs, so you most likely picked up one of them.
I am guessing O2 will be liable for any copyright infringement that occurs on their free access points?
I'm wondering if you can use a VPN service with this wi-fi connection, in which case who cares what you're using their bandwidth for.
naa... vpn won't be allowed. any sort of encryption will stop them snooping so can't be allowed.
"This may see amenities post ads to punters in the local area to promote discounted restaurant offers or last minute theatre deals, which might be just the ticket or annoying overkill. Time will tell. ®"
Finally, the Soho 'Tart Card' goes web 2.0!