Wi-Fi hotspot giving you grief? You’re not alone. We’ve studied central London Wi-Fi providers and found a shocking statistic: 40% of paid-for hotspots just don’t work. Read on, and see why we’re riled over wonky Wi-Fi NotSpots.
We focused on the two biggest providers of Wi-Fi hotspots, The Cloud and BT Openzone. If we could access the web at any speed we deemed them working, although a number had speeds below 1mbps, meaning we couldn’t do much at all once we were online. Still, we wanted to be as fair as possible.