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KPN asks customers to activate Fon network

Tuesday 19 August 2014 | 14:34 CET | News
KPN has asked customers to open their Wi-Fi modems to allow access by other KPN customers, in support of its national Wi-Fi network. This is part of its cooperation with Wi-Fi provider Fon. The companies started rolling out the service in July, a year and a half after they first announced the partnership. In a mail to customers, KPN said subscribers can access the hotspots across the country, as long as they open their own modem for use by others. Customers also get free access to Wi-Fi in other countries where Fon is active. The Fon technology ensures that on every compatible modem part of

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: FON / KPN
Countries: Netherlands
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