Free Wifi on the bus
First group in Wales are installing wifi on their route between Cardiff and Swansea, something that the Google commuter buses have had for a while in California, really useful and a first in the Uk I think.
Two Mobiles.. then you may be a Terrorist
I don’t know many people who work in tech who don’t have a least two mobile phones (home and work anyone), well Scotland Yard just think that’s suspicious.. Heaven knows what they might think of my laptops encrypted hard drive.
Birmingham fills NLPG hole
For many years the NLPG GB address database, Local Governments competitor to the OS addresspoint database, had a big whole in it called Birmingham, well seems no longer. Is just a shame you can’t license it !!
Oh, and Fake Ed is having a party
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Oxford Tube has been doing free wi-fi for a while now I think. Plus what was GNER trains does it.
Trent Barton are also installing this on their Red Arrow bus route betwix Nottingham and Derby.
Wow the mobile phones thing really is inspired stupidity. Sounds like the sort of campaign that got us into this trouble in the first place. Daily Mail readers will be having a field day.
Also, WiFi on buses was announced for Glasgow back in December:
Yes, NLPG is now “whole” with no “holes”! But you are wrong to say it can’t be licensed. We are running a launch event on 30 April, or you can get information about NLPG from IDeA or Intelligent Addressing.
Believe or not the UNIlink bus on the Southampton Airport loop has had Wifi on it for about 6 months
Unfortunately I’ve only managed about 10 mins on the bus wifi before getting travel sick!