WHENEVER I open my laptop away from home, I’m prompted to select any of the available wi-fi networks. They are almost always accessed with a password, so I resort to my Vodafone mobile broadband.
However, today I’m using National Express’s free wi-fi, which I accessed using only my own email address. Awfully good of them, considering I’m actually sitting in a Virgin Pendolino at Glasgow Central. Am I breaking the law? I do hope not.
Last week, on the return journey up from London, I filled out one of those questionnaires and, when asked what could be done to improve Virgin’s service, wrote “Free wi-fi.”
Still, who needs free wi-fi on Virgin when there’s a convenient NXEC train nearby? Are you listening, Richard Branson?