23 Jun '11, 11am

With so much of our life spent commuting, Wi-Fi should be offered on public transport: Voices

In an era where monumental focus is placed on connectivity, our trains place pretty far down the rungs of technological innovation. Trains, stations and buses have yet to offer wireless Internet access for commuters. The average Singaporean spends about 2.5 hours commuting via public transport every day. These hours could either be squandered away or enriched with live feeds of news and information. Providing Wi-Fi on public transport would cater to those unable to afford mobile data plans. San Francisco's Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has plans to establish Wi-Fi services throughout its 167.4km of track and 43 BART stations by the end of this year. The London Underground is seeking to have Wi-Fi installed at 120 stations by next year's Olympics. Korea's telecom giant KT Corp has provided Wi-Fi services in Seoul subway trains since last November to meet the demands of data...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Voices/EDC110623-0000314/Why-n...

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