Despite the benefits of wireless working, some cities are still much less wired than others, says research commissioned by Lexmark.
A survey of 2010 office workers found that in London, workers are 1.5 times more likely to be using a wire-free computer and printer than if they were in Liverpool, for instance.
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London leads the race to exploit wireless technology and the capital was named as the region of the UK that has the highest amount of Wi-Fi users in the workplace, with an estimated 24% of wire-free workers across the country coming from this region.
This was followed closely by the South of England (excluding London) with 22%, Scotland with 17% and the North with 16% of workers using Wi-Fi.
"Wi-Fi enabled products offer more advantages in the office such as hot-desking, where workers can move to any vacant desk, and also allowing working from home when needed," said Steve Purdy, UK country general manager at Lexmark.