American chain promises not to block hotspots customers more




The American hotel chain Marriott, which also operates in the Netherlands, promises no longer to seek ways to block the mobile Wi-Fi hotspots customers. The chain had been there for a fine of the equivalent of 510,000 euros.

Wifi logo Marriott has according to pledged to other solutions will seek to block Wi-Fi hotspots, after the company had already previously agreed to pay a fine of $ 600,000 which was imposed by the FCC, converted 510,000 euro. Marriott initially tried to lobby for it can block Wi-Fi hotspots, but now sees so from there.

The hotel chain was blocking his own words mobile Wi-Fi hotspots customers to avoid that interfered with the Wi-Fi access from the hotel itself. The hotel chain claimed that it alone in conference rooms or WiFi hotspots were dangerous. Hotspots in hotel rooms and lobby were not blocked, the company said. As far as known were blocked no hotspots Dutch Marriott locations.


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