Eurostar has blamed the coronavirus pandemic for its resolution to take away free wi-fi from commonplace class carriages, however maintain it within the premium seats.
It was responding to a buyer tweet which queried the change.
A spokesman instructed the BBC the transfer had been momentary and wi-fi had now been restored all through trains.
He didn’t clarify how Covid-19 had affected offering wi-fi from a track-side community to plain seats.
Mark Jackson, founding father of the web service supplier web site ISPreview, mentioned the decision to restrict it to premium seats because of the pandemic made “about as a lot sense as dancing bare on lava”.
The wi-fi is supplied by a track-side community of cell broadband cells and it was unclear how further security measures launched because of coronavirus would influence its supply to plain seats, he added.
Eurostar mentioned in a press release: “Following an unprecedented fall in demand throughout the journey trade, we made some momentary modifications to simplify our enterprise. This included the wi-fi connectivity supplied on board.
“We’re happy to say that wi-fi is now accessible on board and is free all through all courses of service.”