BT Wi-fi for business
7 November 2014
A free public wi-fi service is now available in the heart of Carlisle city centre. The new outdoor network will initially cover most of the city centre and Longtown, bringing free BT Wi-fi to thousands of residents, tourists and visitors across the city.
11 September 2014
Glasgow became the first Scottish city to offer free wi-fi in the city centre’s streets and public spaces on July 10 and since then more than 40,000 individual users have logged on for more than 300,000 sessions on the network, downloading well over a terabyte of data.
28 April 2014
HSBC has installed free wi-fi in branches around the UK to help its customers get online while they bank. The hotspots, powered by BT Wi-fi, will initially be available in over 650 HSBC branches throughout the UK. Customers will be able to use any smartphone or tablet to download its mobile banking app or simply browse the web, often faster than if they were using 3G.
17 March 2014
BT and Goals Soccer Centres have entered into a partnership that will result in BT Sport and BT Wi-fi being introduced to all 43 Goals Soccer Centres nationwide. The deal will see BT Sport shown in every Goals facility and free BT Wi-fi available for Goals’ customers.
14 November 2013
BT also given freedom to upgrade Cardiff’s 3G and 4G mobile infrastructure
14 October 2013
BT Wi-fi has been announced as the winner of the Broadbandchoices 2013 award for Wi-Fi Hotspots, as chosen by thousands of broadband customers.
28 August 2013
BT Wi-fi has announced a new deal to provide a free wi-fi service at 13 UK Standard Life Investments shopping centres and retail parks.
15 July 2013
Visitors to Young's and Geronimo pubs are set to get free wi-fi, following a new five year partnership between Young and Co.'s Brewery plc and BT Wi-fi.
14 May 2013
BT Wi-fi has announced that it’s reached more than 5 million hotspots in the UK and Ireland, with the company adding more than 20,000 new hotspots each week over the past year.
1 May 2013
BT today signed an agreement with Fenwick Ltd giving shoppers free, unlimited wi-fi at its 11 UK premier department stores. Some 64 million annual store visitors will now be able to use the internet while browsing.
9 April 2013
More than 118million shoppers will have access to free wi-fi at eight of the UK's leading shopping centres, following the signing of a new partnership between PRUPIM, the real estate investment management arm of M&G, and BT.
26 March 2013
Aberdeen International Airport's management has confirmed that they will offer unlimited free wi-fi facilities to their passengers from April 2.
19 February 2013
Over 1,500 Barclays branches to get free wi-fi provided and managed by BT.
7 February 2013
BT partnership secures greater access for town and university visitors.
7 January 2013
BT Wi-fi reports boom December with rise of mobile devices and tablets.
13 November 2012
BT today announced that its wi-fi hotspot numbers have passed over 7.5 million across the world, as it launches a new BT Wi-fi access app making it easy to find a wi-fi hotspot in the UK and to login from a Windows Mobile device.
17 September 2012
GAME, the UK’s leading videogames retailer, today announced that in partnership with BT it will provide wi-fi access to its 341 UK stores, creating a new environment for gamers to interact and discover new titles.
11 September 2012
BT today announced it smashed several records as it helped to ensure the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games were the most connected Games ever. The company also set out how it has brought the excitement of the Games to a wider audience by hosting numerous free events that attracted millions of fans.
2 August 2012
BT has met its goal to have 500,000 wi-fi hotspots across the capital for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, by launching new wi-fi hotspots along 44km (27 miles) of the River Thames. BT Wi-fi is also currently live on the Olympic Park.
27 June 2012
BT launches single BT Wi-fi brand as global hotspots set to expand to 652 million by 2015
The UK is leading the global wi-fi boom, with its existing estate of more than 18 million hotspots set to increase to 21 million by 2015, according to industry experts, Informa Telecoms & Media
18 June 2012
BT is rebranding its wi-fi activities as BT Wi-fi and combining BT Fon and BT Openzone under the new brand.
29 May 2012
New venues including Olympic Park connected in time for the Games
BT, the official communications services partner of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, today announced it is on track to meet its commitment to have 500,000 wi-fi hotspots across the capital in time for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The company has also confirmed it will be the sole provider of public wi-fi on the Olympic Park.
6 February 2012
BT today announced that its Wi-fi hotspot numbers have hit a new high with 3.5 million across the UK and Ireland. BT has also launched a new BT Fon app for BT home broadband customers giving easier hotspot login from a Blackberry.
BT Total Broadband customers have free and unlimited access to the one of the largest Wi-Fi networks in the world. The numbers include more than 380,000 in London, 25,000 in Birmingham and Leeds, around 20,000 in Manchester, Edinburgh and Sheffield, and more than 11,000 in Liverpool, Brighton, Bristol and Cardiff.
17 January 2012
Extra coverage welcomed by Scottish Chambers of Commerce
Wi-Fi users in Scotland can now take advantage of nearly 320,000 Wi-Fi hotspots - almost three times the number of less than two years ago, BT announced today.