Sunday, August 5, 2007

AT&T Partners with "The Cloud" for Wi-Fi Access

AT&T announced a Wi-Fi roaming deal with The Cloud, giving its customers access to over 9,000 new Wi-Fi locations in the UK, Germany and Nordics. The Cloud's 9,000 hotspots are split 7,600 across the UK, 900 in Germany and 500 in the Nordics.

AT&T's total global Wi-Fi service area now exceeds more than 57,000 hotspots in 83 countries. More than 28,000 Wi-Fi access points are located across Europe, Middle East and Africa.

  • In July 2007, 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).

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