By: MarkJ - 02 February, 2007 (9:26 AM)
The Cloud has confirmed our earlier report (here
), which revealed their intention to offer early adopts of Microsoft's new operating system (Vista) "free" Wi-Fi Hotspot
"[Microsoft] chose us because of the extensive network coverage we have in the UK, which is numerically far greater than some of the other Wi-Fi operators here,
" a spokesperson for The Cloud told ZDNet
UK on Thursday, adding that the operator was "delighted
" at the partnership.
Vista users will be able to access the service from early next week by visiting Microsoft's UK Vista homepage
and signing up. The Cloud's spokesperson said users would not have to give any credit card details at sign-up — however, these details will be needed three months later if the customer wants to make their usage permanent.
's states that customers will gain three months free Wi-Fi
access, although it's not precisely clear what the terms will be and The Cloud's site remains somewhat sparse on detail. More next week.
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