Telenet allows customers to automatically log into hotspots in Flanders




Telenet allows customers now use hotspots without incurring having to log on separately. In addition, the telco wants this autumn customer routers open to other customers, so Monday was announced at a press conference.

Telenet logo Telenet showed during the conference that customers no longer need to log in for each hotspot separately. This was until recently still necessary. Telenet now says through EAP to ensure that customers can automatically log. on the hotspots Authentication are connected via the SIM card. Currently, Telenet in Flanders over 2,000 hotspots and a million so-called home spots where the customer routers serve as hotspots.

In addition, Telenet announced that it starts with offering full coverage internet via hotspots in city centers. For now offers the telco before starting early next year only support Mechelen. Then other places in Flanders will follow. Also customers of other providers and tourists can then use the hotspots, although they may only one hour per day on the network that way.

The opening of the network, for example, Ziggo and UPC do in the Netherlands is at Telenet under the multi-annual “The Great Netwerf. For these large-scale network upgrade, including the coax network is widened so as to achieve speeds up to 1 Gbps pulls the telco half a billion euros. It is the largest investment provider in years. According Telenet is necessary to invest in, among other hotspots, because data use has increased. Sharply in recent years Customers do not pay for the hotspot service separately; its use is included in the subscription.


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