Tag Archives: Openzone

Smartphone wi-fi security risk highlighted

The increased proliferation of smartphones means more people are going online using their mobile via both 3G and wi-fi. But those tapping into public wi-fi hotspots such as BT Openzone could.. more

Sky is about to buy The Cloud

sky In what will be a pretty apt move given the names of both companies, Sky is about to be the new home of The Cloud. Or rumour has it a buy-out.. more

Weekend NewsBytes: BT goes down the tube with wi-fi; Mass Effect 2 scoops game of the year; Survey says 35% would buy tablet over laptop

BT has announced that it will begin a trial of its wi-fi service at Charing Cross underground station. The trial will run for six months starting tomorrow, and will allow BT.. more

BT going underground with wi-fi at Charing Cross

BT is to test out its wi-fi service on the London underground, with a trial at Charing Cross station which starts on Monday. The trial will be run by BT Openzone for six months, through to the end of April, and will operate in the.. more

BT launches wi-fi hotspot smartphone app

BT has released a new app for the iPhone and Android handsets which allows BT Total Broadband customers to easily connect to its 1.6 million wi-fi hotspots (of the BT OpenZone and BT Fon variety). The app, which is a free download from iTunes or.. more

Unlimited wi-fi comes to BT Broadband customers

BT has announced that its broadband user base will be granted unlimited access to the company’s many wi-fi hot-spots up and down the country. There are approximately 1.5 million of these across the UK, and previously BT Total Broadband customers were limited in the amount.. more

BT now has a million wi-fi hotspots

BT has announced that it now has a network of a million wi-fi hotspots across the UK and Ireland. It reckons this is the most expansive wi-fi network in the country, and it has grown considerably in the last six months. Just half a year.. more

BT Openzone in Macdonalds

The broadband and telecoms provider, BT, has announced a new deal with the hotel and resort chain, Macdonalds. The deal will see the Wi-Fi service provided by BT Openzone offered to hotel visitors by the end of the year. The BT Openzone Wi-Fi service will.. more

BT adds more global Wi-Fi hotspots

BT Openzone users will soon be able to access the internet in around eleven thousand more places, following the addition of more Wi-Fi hotspots by BT. The trouble is that these new Wi-Fi hotspots are located around the world and are therefore unlikely to assist.. more

BT’s hotspots reach 500,000

It may have taken around seven years for BT to crack the 500,000 Wi-Fi hotspot barrier, but it does not stop there as the company is looking to double that figure to one million Wi-Fi hotspots within the next six months. BT has been promoting.. more