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Tube customers to be charged for Wi-Fi access from January
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Tube customers to be charged for Wi-Fi access from January

Meanwhile, Vodafone, EE and Virgin Media customers will still be able to enjoy free internet access on the London Tube network.
22 Nov 2012
London Underground ditches mobile plans
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London Underground ditches mobile plans

Mobile coverage won't be coming to the Underground - at least not in time for the Olympics.
1 Apr 2011
London Underground gets Wi-Fi for 2012
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London Underground gets Wi-Fi for 2012

TfL invites bidders to set up Wi-Fi in 120 tube stations by the time the Olympic Games come to town.
25 Mar 2011
Mobiles on the tube: Move down the carriage or stand clear?
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Mobile

Mobiles on the tube: Move down the carriage or stand clear?

With a deal to get mobile connectivity on the tube coming closer and closer, we ask whether a good service on all London Underground lines is what com…
22 Feb 2011
TFL keeps quiet on Huawei tube deal
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TFL keeps quiet on Huawei tube deal

Huawei is reportedly close to securing the deal, but TFL says it is still talking to a number of providers.
21 Feb 2011
Boris brings mobile to tube for 2012?
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Boris brings mobile to tube for 2012?

The Mayor of London is reportedly in talks with mobile operators to bring mobile coverage to the London Underground.
20 Sep 2010
TranSys hands over control of Oyster travel cards
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TranSys hands over control of Oyster travel cards

The Oyster is CTS’ world.
18 Aug 2010
TFL cuts access for app developers
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TFL cuts access for app developers

Just a matter of weeks after opening up its data departure information to third-party app developers, Transport for London has had to suspend access d…
5 Jul 2010
TfL admits problems with fleet congestion charge payment
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TfL admits problems with fleet congestion charge payment

After a spate of overcharging and wrongly issued fines since IBM took over the system in November, TfL has finally recognised the problem, but insists…
15 Jun 2010
London Underground line hit by IT failure
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London Underground line hit by IT failure

Commuters were left both stranded and frustrated in London yesterday after one of the city’s major tube lines was closed down by an IT failure.
7 Apr 2010
Week in Numbers: Record patches
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Week in Numbers: Record patches

Microsoft and Adobe pair up on patching, while Apple releases yet another iPhone, and more crazy numbers from this week in IT.
12 Jun 2009
TfL 'insources' for better, cheaper IT
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TfL 'insources' for better, cheaper IT

Transport for London has cut back on its outsourcing and overhauled its IT to improve its systems.
9 Jun 2009
HMRC takes on Transport for London’s CIO
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HMRC takes on Transport for London’s CIO

TfL’s chief information officer takes charge of the IT in a very different organisation.
2 Jun 2009
London buses trial speed control tech
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London buses trial speed control tech

Transport for London is testing Intelligent Speed Adaptation to keep bus and taxi drivers from speeding.
11 May 2009
TfL puts underground mobile phone plans on hold
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TfL puts underground mobile phone plans on hold

Plans to make mobile phone use possible on the Tube have been put on hold with cost and unsuitable proposals taking the blame.
17 Mar 2009
TfL’s Oyster gets new contract
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TfL’s Oyster gets new contract

But the new deal to replace TranSys keeps it in that consortium’s family, going with Cubic and EDS – the two leading private investors in that PFI gro…
19 Nov 2008
Social networking for tube rage
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Social networking for tube rage

Londoners can now take their bus and tube rants online, as Transport for London launches its own social networking site.
27 Oct 2008
London’s Oyster card may be replaced
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London’s Oyster card may be replaced

TfL's beleaguered smartcard may make way for mobile ticketing, the head of future ticketing has said.
23 Oct 2008
Week in Review: Why did TfL cut short the Oyster contract?
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Week in Review: Why did TfL cut short the Oyster contract?

Two of this week's biggest stories are both in part related to hackers cracking vulnerable systems. We also look at government snooping and exciting n…
15 Aug 2008
TfL terminates £100 million Oyster contract
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TfL terminates £100 million Oyster contract

Weeks after the system failed, Transport for London has ended the Oyster card contract seven years early.
11 Aug 2008
Transport for London CIO criticises public service IT
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Transport for London CIO criticises public service IT

TfL CIO claims councils are too slow to personalise IT, and outlines challenges for London in providing tech for travel.
9 Jul 2008