In many parts of London free public wifi has been available for years. Shoppers and visitors take this as a given – it has become for many a public utility.
Provided for free and funded via advertising banners and or charging beyond typically 30 minutes of use.
Southwark hasn’t done this yet. I’ve asked council officers how we could join the digital age. Apparently it only needs £25,000 to fund a Project Manager to make this happen – I’ll work to try and ensure this happens