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  • O2 ending partnership with BT Openzone, say goodbye to free BT Wi-Fi
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    O2 ending partnership with BT Openzone, say goodbye to free BT Wi-Fi

    By 31 May 2013

    O2's long-standing deal with BT Wi-Fi is to come to an end. The network has traditionally included access to BT's 4,200 premium managed Wi-Fi hotspots dotted about the country with most of its mobile phone deals. The network will lose the BT Wi-Fi access...

  • Heineken teams up with BT for booze-based Wi-Fi
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    Heineken teams up with BT for booze-based Wi-Fi

    By 19 August 2011

    Wi-Fi and beer. Any self respecting geek's perfect partnership. And now that partnership is all set for a boost as Heineken has teamed up with BT to get public Wi-Fi hotspots into more pubs. The deal will see 100 London pubs getting access to BT Openzone,...

  • Virgin Media "actively exploring" public Wi-Fi network
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    Virgin Media "actively exploring" public Wi-Fi network

    By 23 November 2010

    Virgin Media is considering taking on the likes of BT Openzone and The Cloud by launching its own public Wi-Fi network. A Virgin Media spokeswoman said that the cable giant, which specialises in fast-speed home broadband was "learning" from US company...

  • Go train surfing on the tube
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    Go train surfing on the tube

    By 29 October 2010

    Commuters at Charing Cross underground station will be able to log on to the web from 1 November, after TFL announced a deal with BT Openzone to install a Wi-Fi hot-spot. It's all part of a 6-month trial to gauge customer interest in getting online underground....

  • BT hits a million Wi-Fi hotspots
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    BT hits a million Wi-Fi hotspots

    By 9 February 2010

    Boosted massively by BT FON home hub hotspots, BT has announced it's reached the million milestone for Wi-Fi hotspots across the UK and Ireland. The million-strong Wi-Fi estate also comprises hotspots from BT Openzone (3800) and BT Openzone hotspots via...

  • BT Openzone to be available in 4500 more hotel bedrooms
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    BT Openzone to be available in 4500 more hotel bedrooms

    By 25 November 2009

    BT Openzone's wireless internet access will soon be available in 4500 more hotel bedrooms, thanks to a just-done deal. Macdonald Hotels & Resorts has signed up to the BT scheme and will offer the Wi-Fi in all its properties across the UK by the end of...

  • BT Openzone adds 11,000 Wi-Fi hotspots across the globe
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    BT Openzone adds 11,000 Wi-Fi hotspots across the globe

    By 18 November 2009

    BT has announced its Openzone customers now have an extra 11,000 Wi-Fi locations to choose from with the addition of a host of new providers to the service across the globe. Beeline WiFi, ChungHwa, eService Bar, Monzoon, Wireless G and WAYPORT EMEA have...

  • Starbucks offers free Wi-Fi for card holders
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    Starbucks offers free Wi-Fi for card holders

    By 22 September 2009

    Starbucks has announced that every registered Starbucks Card holder will get free BT Openzone Wi-Fi at Wi-Fi-enabled coffee houses. There are more than 650 BT Openzone Wi-Fi enabled Starbucks coffee houses throughout the UK and Ireland. The free Wi-Fi...