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Virgin Media has extended the reach of its London Underground Wi-Fi network, by launching services at six more stations in the capital.

Tube passengers can now get online at Wimbledon, Richmond, Morden, East Ham, Barking and Upminster, taking the total number of Wi-Fi-enabled stations to 150.

According to Virgin Media, consumers are using the broadband network - which was originally constructed for the London 2012 Olympic Games - more than ever before.

Over 2.5 million devices are now registered to the network and more than 3TB of data is consumed every day. This is the equivalent of downloading around 52,000 music albums, or around 9,000 television shows.

The Waterloo & City Line platform at Waterloo station sees the highest level of activity on a daily basis, while Kings Cross and Oxford Circus are the busiest stations overall.

Joe Lathan, Director of Broadband at Virgin Media, said reaching 150 connected stations and 2.5 million registered devices is "a milestone moment" for the London Underground Wi-Fi network.

"Tube passengers have loved the Wi-Fi service ever since we launched in time for London 2012. Now they can benefit from live travel information, news and social media in Tube stations across the capital," he stated.

Gareth Powell, London Underground’s Director of Strategy and Service Development, claimed that Wi-Fi on the Tube is one of many ways it is improving customers' journeys.

He said the service has gone "from strength to strength" since it launched two years ago.

"We’re delighted that 150 stations on the Tube now have Wi-Fi, which will help our customers benefit from live travel information, news and social media while they are on the move across the capital," Mr Powell added.

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