McDonald's Finland Rolls out Free Wi-Fi
Restaurants to offer customers free, fast and easy wireless Internet access
Dublin, Ireland – 15 March 2011 – free-hotspot.com announced today that it has begun installing its free Wi-Fi solution to all the McDonald's restaurants in Finland. The rollout marks the final stage in the pan-Scandinavian deployment following a master agreement that Anacapa signed with McDonald's Corporation to install the company’s free HotSpot solution in all McDonald's locations in Scandinavia.
Joe Brunoli. Managing Director of free-hotspot.com, hailed the completion of the Nordic rollout: “Our service is designed to be easily deployed anywhere in the world, which allows major brands like McDonald's to harmonise their Wi-Fi systems across territories, ensuring a homogeneous and consistent customer experience in all their restaurants.”
The free-hotspot.com Wi-Fi service is already operating in over 400 McDonald's restaurants in Sweden, Denmark and Norway. The deployment in Finland is expected to be completed by the end of April.
free-hotspot.com operates the world’s largest and fastest growing free wireless network. The company currently operates approx. 5000 free HotSpots in 21 countries throughout Europe. Its HotSpots are located in cafés, hotels, pubs, restaurants, retail centres, transit centres and other public venues. The unique feature of the free-hotspot.com solution is the WMS™ Wi-Fi Messaging Service, a Wi-Fi based communications platform that allows direct marketing and communication to the customers using the Wi-Fi system. For this innovation, free-hotspot.com received the prestigious WBI (Wireless Broadband Innovation) Award for Best Public Wi-Fi Product 2006.
To learn more about the free HotSpot programme or to find the free HotSpot nearest you, please visit: www.free-hotspot.com.
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