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Hungary for WiFi

Hungary for WiFi 2016 has just barely wrapped up its first quarter and we’re already traveling to new territories. Fon announced today a new partnership that will add another country to our ever-growing hotspot map. So, where are we going? As you probably guessed from...

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3 Days From Now…

3 Days From Now... …The Fon team will hit the road. Destination? Barcelona. Not just because the weather forecast calls for 19 degrees and sunny (although that is a bonus) or because Barcelona is just a short trip from Fon's headquarters in Madrid. No, next week we...

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Light up your Holidays with the Gramofon

Light up your Holidays with the Gramofon It's that time of year again. The holiday season is now in full swing as people hustle and bustle about busy streets in search of the ultimate gift. Store windows are filled with shiny gadgets waiting to become presents given...

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Fon Launches Gramofon in Korea

Fon Launches Gramofon in Korea Today, we are excited to announce the launch of the Gramofon in Korea! It is the first time our award winning WiFi music player will be available in Asia. By simply plugging the Gramofon into the stereo and connecting it to WiFi, Korean...

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Fon announces 15M hotspots & a new CEO: Alex Puregger!

Fon now has more than 15 million Fon hotspots worldwide and a new CEO: Alex Puregger! We said our growth is unstoppable and reality confirms this! We’ve just surpassed the 15 million Fon Spots mark thanks to our recent agreements, as well as steady expansion of our...

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Exploring Hotspot 2.0

Exploring Hotspot 2.0 If there is one innovation in the WiFi field we have been taking very seriously, it is the Hotspot 2.0. This technology improves the ability of WiFi enabled devices to discover and securely connect to public WiFi hotspots. It is one big step...

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Gramofon + Qualcomm® AllPlay™

Gramofon + Qualcomm ® AllPlay™ Gramofon is evolving. Earlier this year we announced that we would be integrating Qualcomm ® AllPlay™ technology to Gramofon. Great news - it’s finally here. In addition to Spotify Premium, Gramofon now supports all the other...

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15 years of WiFi – a timeline

15 years of WiFi Since 2006 Fon has contributed to the growth of WiFi worldwide to bring internet to everyone. This amazing technology is what made us a global success, and in honor of its 15th birthday we have created a cool infographic with the main milestones of...

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Gramofon Upgrade: All Your Music Everywhere

Gramofon Upgrade: All Your Music Everywhere After a successful Kickstarter campaign which ended summer 2014, our latest innovation in WiFi products, Gramofon, has upgraded the home audio experience with the integration of Qualcomm’s AllPlay feature. Gramofon turns any...

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Fon COO at Gigaom’s Structure Connect Conference

Fon COO Alex Puregger at Gigaom’s Structure Connect Conference Connecting our homes and businesses to the internet will revolutionize the way we engage with technology. As WiFi experts, at Fon we’re excited and ready for this disruption of the industry and will be...

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Gramofon wins “Best WiFi Innovation Service” award

Gramofon named “Best WiFi Innovation Service” at the WiFi Industry Awards 2014 Great news! Last week the Wireless Broadband Alliance, the most important WiFi association, announced the winners of this year’s WBA WiFi Industry Awards. And guess what? The Gramofon was...

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Our partner Belgacom is now Proximus

Our partner Belgacom is now Proximus Starting today our partner in Belgium, Belgacom, has a new brand: Proximus. The company is undergoing a full rebranding, from their logo, their website and apps design to product names. The result is a unique brand for fixed,...

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Fon goes to IFA with Gramofon

Fon goes to IFA with Gramofon The coming days are very exciting for Fon! Some of us will be at IFA in Berlin, the global trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances where we will be introducing our latest innovation: Gramofon. We live in a hyper-connected...

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Fon introduces WiFi for Business

Fon introduces WiFi for Business How many times have we seen people with a single (and often empty) cup of coffee sitting for hours in a cafe just because they need WiFi? How many times have they left and owners didn’t know anything about them? We want to make WiFi an...

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Fon rollout in The Netherlands with KPN!

Fon rollout in The Netherlands with KPN! If you're living or travelling to The Netherlands, you'll find lots of Fon Spots there. Wanna know how many? We can count them for you: there are already 250,000 hotspots where you can connect for free if you are a Fon member!...

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Bună ziua! Romtelecom is our new partner in Romania

Bună ziua! Romtelecom is our new partner in Romania Europe is getting more and more Fon WiFi! Now it’s Romania’s turn. Today we’re announcing a new partnership with Romtelecom, the leading telco in the country. Our plan? Not a surprise! To create the largest WiFi...

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Say hello to KT, our new WiFi partner in South Korea!

Say hello to KT, our new WiFi partner in South Korea! Traveling to Korea? Fon’s got you covered! We’re happy to announce today that we’ve just signed a WiFi agreement with KT, the leading South Korean telco. Starting today, Fon members who visit the country will gain...

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Fon to arrive in Australia! Telstra is our new partner

Fon to arrive in Australia! Telstra is our new partner Fon just doesn't stop these days! After our success with Gramofon on Kickstarter we're now even happier because, at the same time, our hotspot network continues to expand. From early 2015 Fon WiFi coverage is...

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Gramofon has now become a reality!

Gramofon, a reality! We'd like to give a huge thanks to everyone for their support, especially to our backers, who as of now make up more than 4,800 people around the world. Our Kickstarter campaign has come to an end and we can proudly say that Gramofon is a reality....

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Meet Gramofon, the modern cloud jukebox

Meet Gramofon, the modern cloud jukebox We are thrilled to announce Gramofon, a new product from our team here at Fon. We have been working on Gramofon for almost two years, and it is with great pleasure that we unveil the product on the popular crowdfunding site,...

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Fon lands on Jersey Island with JT

Fon lands on Jersey Island with JT Say hello to Fon's newest partner on the Island of Jersey! Starting today JT is our telco partner, and we're really happy about this new agreement. Jersey is a beautiful island and as a popular travel destination, we see lots of...

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Fon and KPN roll out WiFi network in the Netherlands!

Fon and KPN start the deployment of Fon’s WiFi network in the Netherlands! Fon is finally arriving to the Netherlands! The first step to cover the country with Fon Spots will start on April 2nd. That day a pilot of the service will begin in Amsterdam Ijburg where all...

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