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Glasgow Subway is Wi-Fi-ed up, a first for a British underground railway.

The service is supplied by hotspot provider The Cloud and is available in all 15 stations and platforms. But no tunnels.

Commuters are initially offered fifteen minutes free and then must buy on standard subscription terms - £2 for a 24 hour period.

O2 iPhone users can use The Cloud app Wi-Fi for free. This shows the nearest Cloud hotspots and automatically connects users when in range.

The Cloud is to offer advertising and brand placement to tempt more cellcos on board and it will also provide a selection of free location based services such as train timetables and delay updates.

Glasgow Subway already has 3G coverage.

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