London Mayor, Boris Johnson, has raised the prospect of London becoming a Wifi city, with internet access available right across the capital. Speaking to BBC Radio London, "BoJo" suggested that wifi enabling the City would be a way to help the "information technology poor", and compared the idea favourably with the Government's own new initiative, which is to issue vouchers to poorer households.
The Mayor said:
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"I think that's the way we should be going, rather than bunging money to people, which sounds a bit like a desperate bribe by the prime minister," he added.
"Let's look at ways that we can improve the infrastructure in this city so that there's wi-fi access everywhere."