Boris pledges a wifi London by 2012

Boris Johnson today pledged to made London the world's biggest internet hotspot by 2012.
Speaking at a Google event, he claimed that 'every lamp post, every bus stop', in the capital will offer wireless internet access by the time the Olympic Games opens.
The Mayor said the plans were part of a major effort by City Hall to make London the technology capital of the world.
"Tim Berners-Lee, who invented the internet, was born in London, so we claim paternity of the internet," he told 400 of the world's business leaders at Google's Zeitgeist event in Hertfordshire.
"London is the home of technological innovation. We in City Hall are doing our best to keep up, and one of our most important projects is called Wifi London.
"Every lampost and every bus stop will one day very soon, and before the 2012 Olympics, be wifi enabled."

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