Fon is the Global WiFi solution expert

We’ve built the world’s largest community WiFi network of over 23 million hotspots.

Our story

In 2006, serial entrepreneur Martin Varsavsky founded Fon with the mission of blanketing the world with WiFi.

Driven by a community WiFi approach, and through strategic partnerships with leading telecommunication companies and WiFi providers including British Telecom, Deutsche Telekom Group, SFR, SoftBank, Telstra, KPN, Proximus, Vodafone, Virgin Media, and The Cloud, we have created a globally connected WiFi network.

Our footprint is now made up of over 23 million hotspots worldwide and it’s growing every day. We have achieved this growth by aggregating both residential and prime public WiFi footprints, as well as facilitating interconnection between WiFi services.

We are experts in keeping people seamlessly connected and our goal is to connect people and businesses to WiFi, wherever and whenever they need it.

While we continue to focus on growing our global network, we wanted to take our experience and unique technology further and enable our clients to build and manage their very own WiFi networks and offer value-added, WiFi-based services. For this reason, we launched Fontech, our technology arm that makes managing WiFi smart and simple.

Fon Is Now Part Of The Agile Content Group

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Fast facts


Offices across the world

Madrid / London / Tokyo / Houston

Multicultural team


Customers across the world



2006 2008 2011 2014 2016 2017 2018 2021
Fon founded by Martin Varsavsky. 9,000 members join the community network during the first month
Smartphone penetration and WiFi demands grow rapidly. Fon reaches 400,000 Fon hotspots globally
1.2 billion people have a WiFi-enabled device and wireless connectivity becomes essential. Fon surpasses 3 million Fon hotspots
Fon becomes a global WiFi leader. With telco partners from 5 continents, Fon grows to 14 million hotspots
Fon hits the 20 million Fon hotspots mark, expanding our footprint across both residential and prime public locations
Fon launches new brand, Fontech, focused on making the management and operation of WiFi smart and simple for operators and enterprises
Fon acquires XCellAir to reinforce Fontech’s portfolio of WiFi solutions and strengthen its North American presence
FON is acquired by Agile Content, a global leader in cloud-based solutions for media companies, telecom enterprises, and corporations.

Want to join the Fon Team?

We’re always looking for great candidates for our technical and commercial teams. Developers, network and systems engineers, QA, software architects, business analysts, and many other profiles are welcome to apply.


Fon Labs S.L
Calle gran vía Diego López de haro, 45
48011, Bilbao

Bizkaia (Spain)