Wireless internet access in the UK
Our hotspots in the UK
We've over 5 million hotspots throughout the UK. To use them, you need a BT Wi-fi voucher or the free BT Wi-fi you get with BT Broadband. With BT Wi-fi, you can get online at:
- BT Wi-fi premium hotspots
- BT Wi-fi Home Hubs and Business Hubs
- Wireless broadband access in city centres
Get BT Wi-fi access as and when you need it in premium locations throughout the UK.
With BT Wi-fi you can connect any time at over 3,500 UK and the Republic of Ireland BT Wi-fi premium hotspots. We've partnered with many high street names to bring you wireless internet access in many locations including:
- Thistle, Hilton and Macdonald hotels
- Starbucks, coffee shops, railway stations and shopping areas
- conference centres, exhibition venues and law courts
- airport lounges and terminals such as Etihad Airways, American Airlines and Flybe
- Roadchef and Welcome Break motorway service stations.
Look out for the BT Wi-fi or BT Openzone sign at these well-known locations:
If you can't see a BT Wi-fi or BT Wi-fi network partner sign, simply start your wireless device and view available wireless networks to see if you're in range.
You can also get wi-fi in over 5 million hotspots throughout the UK. If you're a BT Broadband customer, you get free wi-fi with your broadband. By agreeing to securely share a portion of your wi-fi bandwidth through a separate channel on your BT Hub, you let others get online when your Hub's turned on. In return, you can use others' active Hubs to get wi-fi internet access when you're away from home.
If you're not a BT Broadband customer, you can buy a BT Wi-fi voucher to enjoy wireless internet access in thousands of locations.
To find out more about BT broadband for home use, go to http://www.bt.com/broadband
To find out about BT broadband for business use, go to http://business.bt.com/broadband
You can now enjoy the freedom to connect to an extensive high-speed public wireless network in many UK cities.
This means you don't have to actually find a wi-fi hotspot in order to connect to the internet, as you'll already be in a
wi-fi internet outdoor coverage area, or wireless network, while out and about. So, with BT Wi-fi, you don't just get easy-to-use high-speed wireless broadband access in thousands of hotspots, you also enjoy convenient outdoor coverage in major city centres or 'wireless cities', including Westminster in London, Birmingham, Liverpool and Newcastle.