Tuesday, June 14, 2005

Vodafone D2 and The Cloud Form WLAN Partnership

Vodafone Germany and The Cloud formed a strategic WLAN partnership that enables Vodafone customers will be able to use around 1,000 WLAN hotspots in Germany, in addition to the Vodafone 3G network. The Cloud plans to establish a nationwide network of 10,000 hotspots over the next four years, which will provide wireless Internet at key public access points.

  • The Cloud currently has almost 6,000 hotspots in the UK, Germany and the Nordic countries. In the UK, The Cloud is market leader with over 5,400 hotspots, adding an average of over 100 new hotspots per week.

  • The Cloud was founded in spring 2003 and its partners include O2, BT, Ericsson and Intel.

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