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Leicester Square: Unplugged

M@
By M@ Last edited 122 months ago
Leicester Square: Unplugged
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Great news for wifi fans who don't mind the risk of laptop snatchers. The whole of Leicester Square is going to be a free wireless zone from tomorrow.

No longer will you have to purchase a coffee, a burger, or confusingly priced vouchers to access the web. The free connection, 'Four's Free Hotspot', has been set up by the Leicester Square based PR and marketing firm [Four Communications] in a bid to create an area anyone can visit and keep in touch with work, family or friends or just surf the internet for information.

Finally, a good reason for Londoners to enter tourist town. And an ironic turn of events, given that everything else in the Square costs three times as much as elsewhere.

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Last Updated 29 November 2006

M

My arse. Very weak signal from within All Bar One, which is right in Leicester Square. Now who would really use their laptop outdoors in a major tourist thoroughfare?

Nate

I agree. Can't even see the SSID and I'm right by the Leicester Square station as I write this.