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China offers new mobile technology for London 2012

13 Mar

Chinese telecom firm Huawei has offered to install a mobile network on the London Underground

A Chinese telecom firm has offered to pay £50 million in order to install a mobile network on the London Underground in time for the 2012 Olympic Games.

While many see this as a natural progression in technology (underground mobile networks have already been installed in cities like Hong Kong and Paris), there are some who feel it an unnecessary luxury that will do nothing other than to provide people with the ability to gab about the intimate details of their personal lives while in a confined public space.

Whether or not you support the introduction of an underground mobile network, one thing is for sure – the ability to use our mobile phones while on the underground is sure to change the face of mobile technology in this country permanently.

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