Sunday, July 1, 2007

AT&T Provides Wi-Fi Hotspot Access to Some Broadband Customers

AT&T announced that it will provide its broadband customers with free access to its nationwide Wi-Fi network, which includes nearly 10,000 hot spots at popular locations across the country, including leading airports, McDonalds restaurants, Barnes & Noble bookstores, coffee shops and popular sporting venues.

Effective now, qualifying new and existing residential and small business AT&T broadband customers can get the free unlimited Wi-Fi connectivity at company hot spots. Qualifying AT&T broadband packages include: AT&T Yahoo! High Speed Internet Pro (up to 3.0 Mbps downstream), AT&T Yahoo! High Speed Internet Elite (up to 6.0 Mbps downstream), FastAccess Xtreme (up to 3.0 Mbps downstream) and FastAccess Xtreme 6.0 (up to 6.0 Mbps downstream).

Separately, AT&T also announced two new offers that include an AT&T Wireless (Wi-Fi) Gateway for residential customers.

AT&T said it ships an average of nearly 7,000 home Wi-Fi gateways day.