T-Mobile HotSpot Subscribers Get More® Wi-Fi Access Across the Atlantic
Bellevue, Wash. — Feb. 24, 2004
Continuing to drive even more value for its growing base of Wi-Fi subscribers, T-Mobile USA, Inc. today announced T-Mobile HotSpot subscribers can get wireless broadband access in five countries where the company’s European T-Mobile affiliates currently have more than 700 T-Mobile HotSpot locations.
In a presentation at 3GSMa in Cannes, France, Joe Sims, vice president and general manager of T-Mobile HotSpot USA, said today’s announcement addresses a need of traveling business professionals, who have come to rely on the convenience of a wireless broadband connection as part of their daily routine. “The T-Mobile HotSpot magenta bulls eye will be a familiar symbol for our subscribers traveling in Europe, promising a reliable experience like they have come to expect when using our Wi-Fi service in more than 4,100 locations across the U.S.,” Sims said. “Now T-Mobile USA subscribers can get a seamless Wi-Fi experience while traveling abroad.”
Sims said today’s announcement is another example of how T-Mobile delivers on its Get More® promise to provide subscribers with the best overall value in their wireless service.
Using their same T-Mobile HotSpot login, U.S. based ‘road warriors’ will be able to stay connected using their Wi-Fi enabled laptop or PDA at more than 700 premium European T-Mobile HotSpot locations such as Starbucks and leading hotel chains within Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. With a simple click of a mouse and use of their same user name and password, T-Mobile USA’s Wi-Fi subscribers can get a dependable wireless broadband connection.
Subscribers can easily find European T-Mobile HotSpot locations, prior to their trip, by using the HotSpot locator on the T-Mobile HotSpot Web site (www.t-mobile.com/hotspot).
T-Mobile HotSpot’s European subscribers, visiting the United States, will also be able to surf the Web, check email or view streaming media at wireless broadband speeds at Starbucks, Borders Books and Music, Kinko’s, numerous airports and selected American Airlines Admirals Clubs, Delta Air Lines Crown Room Clubs, United Airlines Red Carpet Clubs and US Airways Clubs.
With more than 4,100 T-Mobile HotSpot locations in the United States and 700 locations across Europe, subscribers have access to broad-scale, carrier class Wi-Fi networks.
T-Mobile USA Media Relations
About T-Mobile USA, Inc.
Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile USA, Inc. is the U.S. wireless operation of Deutsche Telekom AG. By the end of the first quarter of 2010, approximately 150 million mobile customers were served by the mobile communication segments of the Deutsche Telekom group – 33.7 million by T-Mobile USA – all via a common technology platform based on GSM and UMTS, the world’s most widely used digital wireless standards. T-Mobile USA’s innovative wireless products and services help empower people to connect to those who matter most. Multiple independent research studies continue to rank T-Mobile among the highest in numerous regions throughout the U.S. in wireless customer care and call quality. For more information, please visit http://www.T-Mobile.com. T-Mobile is a federally registered trademark of Deutsche Telekom AG.