In the need of some Internet access? Look out for one of three's free 'Human Hotspots' that will be roaming the streets of London, and some other UK cities over the coming weeks. The Human Hotspot is a response to research that indicates that one third of Brits are planning to buy a mobile gadget as a gift this year for Christmas, whilst 60% already own one. Many of these gadgets work best with Internet access and you can connect to the human hotspot who will use Three's MiFi device to get people connected online through their 3G network.
The research showed that people now use mobile Internet in a whole variety of places, with on the toilet coming in 5th place!
|1||In the living room||72%|
|2||In the bedroom||48%|
|4||On public transport||24%|
|5=||On the toilet||14%|
|7||In the bathroom||12%|
|8||In the garden||11%|
|9||At a bar/club||9%|
"People are now using mobile internet as part of their everyday lifestyle, and we think it's important that we’re able to support our customers by providing them with reliable and fast connectivity for wherever they want to go online.
Three's 3G network was designed for the mobile internet, so we can give people the very best online experience with their mobile gadgets. This will be particularly important over the Christmas period as a third of people head online with their new mobile toys."Matthew Halfin, (marketing manager mobile broadband) Three
The Human Hotspots will be out in London on Friday 19th November, Cardiff - Friday 26th November, Bristol - Saturday 27th November, Nottingham - Saturday 4th December and Newcastle - Saturday 11th December.