Com o aumento de dispositivos móveis cresce também a procura por acesso a internet em mobilidade. Agora com o iPhone, que já criou um novo padrão para telefones celulares, aumenta ainda mais a busca por hotspots livres nas cidades para acesso a rede, inclusive para VoiP. Nessa perspectiva, a ATT está dando acesso de graça aos seus assinantes de banda larga fixa em todos os hotspots, mais de 10.000, nos EUA. Para mais vejam a matéria AT&T Gives Higher Speed Broadband Customers Free Access to Nation’s Largest Wi-Fi Network.
“SAN ANTONIO, July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — AT&T Inc. today announced that millions of its customers with higher speed broadband plans can now receive free access to AT&T’s nationwide Wi-Fi network — 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.
With the proliferation of Wi-Fi-enabled devices including, most recently, the iPhone but also laptops, wireless music systems and PDAs, consumers are increasingly looking for on-the-go Internet connections. As the nation’s premier provider of broadband service and with the nation’s largest Wi-Fi network, AT&T offers consumers more high speed in more places.
Effective now, qualifying new and existing residential and small business AT&T broadband customers instantly benefit from 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).”