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T-Mobile hotspot Wi-Fi connectivity free in hurricane states
Posted: 30-Aug-2005 [Source: T-Mobile]

[T-Mobile offers free Wi-Fi connectivity in the hurricane damaged states of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama in hotspot locations not closed due to the storm.]

Bellevue, WA -- What: Free T-Mobile HotSpot Wi-Fi Internet Service

When: Immediately. This will be in effect through the end of the week, at which time the situation will be re-evaluated.

Where: Locations offering T-Mobile HotSpot service (if open for business):

- Borders Books and Music

- FedEx Kinko's

- Starbucks

- Hyatt Hotels

- Red Roof Inn Motels

- American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and US Airways clubs and lounges

News: In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, T-Mobile HotSpot is offering free Wi-Fi Internet service at many of its nearly 66 locations in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama which have not been forced to close due to the storm.

The free service is intended for those who have been displaced from their homes or are seeking refuge from the hurricane. All people in the states of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama needing internet access for communication purposes may visit any open Starbucks, Borders Books or FedEx Kinko's location throughout the state. There will be no charge for T-Mobile HotSpot service, at these locations, through the end of day Friday, September 2, 2005. The situation will be re-evaluated at that time to determine if the free service will continue.

This free offer for the states of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama is for Wi-Fi service only, not T-Mobile voice services.

For a complete listing of T-Mobile HotSpot locations in these states, visit or call 1-877-822-SPOT (7768).

All users should visit to view T-Mobile HotSpot terms and conditions and security policy. Service requires a Wi-Fi-enabled laptop computer or PDA.


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