KPN is this year modems clients open up to Fon hotspots




KPN’s modems of up to one million customers opened as Fon hotspots. Customers who open up their modem, other customers may also wifi, just like millions of places abroad. KPN starts next week a trial.

At the trial in the Amsterdam neighborhood IJburg 900 customers go Fon hotspots testing. In that trial a few months KPN wants to monitor how the system is like and whether customers really use. Then put the provider function gradually throughout the Netherlands, where a million customers at the end of this year, 800,000 the opportunity to get to. their modem a Fon hotspot

The customer routers must be suitable to run. A second network in addition to the home network Customers only have access to the network of others as they themselves make their router a Fon hotspot. Because Fon is a global network, KPN customers can also abroad in many hotspots, including those of many Belgacom customers in Belgium. KPN has an agreement with Fon for the Dutch market.

KPN is the third major provider that starts with a network of Wi-Fi hotspots. Cable operator Ziggo doing that for some time, while UPC is now working on turning the hotspot functionality in several provinces. It was previously announced that we wanted to start in April Fon hotspots .


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