Despite the daily commute becoming a prime mobile shopping time, more than half of UK train passengers say the mobile service they get on train is not good enough – and stops them using their devices.
Cobham Wireless, providers of mobile communications systems, reports that 52% of passengers are prevented from shopping and working some of the time during their commute, potentially stopping them from being able to check emails, stay in touch with clients and colleagues or access files remotely.
UK rail users are dissatisfied with train WiFi services, according to a survey conducted by YouGov for Cobham Wireless . Of the 2,000 polled, 51% preferred to connect to the Internet via their mobile provider, compared to just 36% who favoured the public WiFi option. Concerns about the security of WiFi networks on trains, and resentment about having to share personal information to access the WiFi were the top concerns.
Cobham Wireless, providers of mobile communications systems, reports that commuters are frustrated with the state of mobile signal reception on train journeys up and down the UK. Results of a national online survey indicate that 52 per cent of passengers are prevented from working some of the time during their commute, potentially stopping them from being able to check emails, stay in touch with clients and colleagues or access files remotely.
More than half of rail passengers would rather go online via mobile broadband instead of a public Wi-Fi network, a new survey has found.
According to research by Cobham Wireless, 51 per cent favour connecting to the internet via their mobile provider, whereas just 36 per cent prefer to use a public Wi-Fi network.
Free Wi-Fi services offered by the UK’s train operators are going unused by vast numbers of commuters, according to a new study of mobile connectivity on the nation’s rail network conducted by pollster YouGov for mobile communications systems supplier Cobham Wireless.
Study reveals half of UK train commuters face poor and unreliable mobile connectivity.
A recent survey conducted by YouGov polled over 2,000 consumers across Britain to find their frustrations about the lack of mobile connectivity during their train commutes.