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· More than a third of UK Internet users have access to a wireless connection
· Garden voted preferred surfing haven, ahead of bedroom and beach
· One in six say they have stolen someone else's wireless bandwidth

Broadband Britons are increasingly opting for a wireless world and dreaming of surfing the Net from wherever they choose, be it backyard, bedroom or beach, according to a new survey from Internet provider AOL.

More than a third (35%) of the online population in the UK now has access to a wireless connection, reveals the survey of more than 2,000 UK Internet users, carried out for AOL by human behaviour research company Populus.

Half of all those surveyed chose the garden as their dream location to surf wirelessly, ahead of the bed or the beach. Just a quarter said they would most like to have wireless access from the bedroom, while 15% said they dreamed of surfing on sandy shores.

Those aged...

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