Hotspot Map

The BT FON WiFi network has grown to 1.6 million hotspots in the UK alone. That is a incredible amount of WiFi in one place compared to other networks, like T-Mobile’s WiFi network, that has only 10 thousand in the US.  And now, there is another reason to make your friends in the States jealous, the BT FON autoconnection app for iPhone and Android.

The new BT FON app lets BT Total Broadband customers choose to be automatically logged in to WiFi whenever they are near a BT Fon or Openzone hotspot. Sure, there are a lot of third-party apps already available that detect WiFi. But, they often lead to locked or paid hotspots. This new app is much better. It avoids all that, autoconnects, and it’s free.

Another great feature is the WiFi map that shows all the hotspots nearby, so you’ll always know where to find one. But of course the real advantage here is being able to connect to WiFi easily away from home, and this is why the BT FON partnership works so well. We all want the same thing. WiFi everywhere. The BT FON app brings us one step closer to that reality.

Download the free mobile app for iPhone. (Must be in the UK to download.)

Download the free mobile app for Android. (Must be in the UK to download.)

Your download of the BT FON mobile app also contributes to BBC Children in Need.

To learn more, please read the BT press release, or visit BT.com


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