Free Hot Spots in Brittany

Two airports in Brittany, France already benefit from the service – will the UK follow suit?

By TTM on 10 July 2008 in News, the world’s largest free Wi-Fi Internet service provider, announced that it has successfully installed its service in two Brittany airports, Quimper Cornouaille and Lannion – Côte de Granit.

These installations reflect a commitment by to provide its free Wi-Fi service in regional as well as international airports. The company plans further airport installations in the UK and the rest of Europe in the near future.

Equipped for several months now, the Quimper Cornouaille airport was the first to benefit from the free Wi-Fi service offered by Irish company Within just a few months, passengers have quickly adopted the new service that allows them to stay connected and to work using their own laptops whilst waiting for flights. Use of the Wi-Fi service has increased month on month, and now one in every 20 passengers passing through Quimper airport benefit from the free Wi-Fi offering.

Lannion – Côte de Granit airport has also just partnered up with to offer free Wi-Fi to its passengers. The installation was undertaken recently, but initial feedback already suggests that the service will be at least as successful as the HotSpot in Quimper.

Joe Brunoli, Vice President, Business Development at comments: “We are delighted to be providing our service to regional airports such as Quimper and Lannion. The increasing demand for FREE Wi-Fi by air passengers of all types means that our service is a must-have for all airports, and not just the major hubs.”

“Airports are well suited for providing FREE Wi-Fi services,” explained Brunoli. “Offering free Internet access means that the passengers are likely to spend more time at the airport, and may even arrive earlier to go online while in the gate area. The result is less congestion through security, a better customer experience, and more terminal revenue thanks to increased per-passenger spend,” concludes Mr. Brunoli.

About operates the Europe’s largest free Wi-Fi Internet service network with over 3300 FREE HotSpot locations in 18 countries throughout Europe. To gain access to’s free wireless Internet service, users agree to watch an introductory Sponsor advertisement. This innovative system, which has won the prestigious Wireless Broadband Innovation Award for Best Public Wi-Fi Product, is made available under the EDGE Messaging brand name to wireless network operators as well as airports, hospitality chains and other organisations that wish to increase revenue, promote strategic marketing programmes or build brand presence over their own Wi-Fi networks. supports an active user community and provides free wireless Internet service to around 600,000 people each month. The company also operates the industry’s most comprehensive directory of free HotSpots which currently lists more than 20,000 free wireless Internet locations worldwide.


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