AT&T signs global Wi-Fi agreement with Fon

AT&T and Fon today announced a global Wi-Fi roaming agreement that will give customers of both companies a broader and richer Wi-Fi experience as they travel around the globe.

Via the AT&T Wi-Fi International App, AT&T customers traveling abroad can now gain access to hundreds of thousands of Fon international hotspots. In turn, Fon network members will gain access to AT&T’s Wi-Fi network, which includes more than 30,000 hotspots at popular restaurants, hotels, bookstores and retailers throughout the United States. The agreement covers smartphones and other Wi-Fi-enabled devices, which will connect seamlessly to select hotspots in both the AT&T and Fon networks.

“We are thrilled to team with AT&T to expand the Fon network in the United States,” said Nina Sodhi, CEO, Fon US.

AT&T is a communications pioneer and US Wi-Fi leader, and we are happy to be an important part of their global Wi-Fi strategy added Sodhi.

“Our agreement with Fon further expands our international Wi-Fi footprint making it easier for AT&T customers to stay connected to what matters most during their travels abroad,” said JR Wilson, vice president, Partnerships and Alliances, AT&T Mobility.

Today Fon is a global Wi-Fi leader with close to 12 million hotspots around the world.

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