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U.S. Gets 7,000 New HotSpots

More than 7,000 public locations in the United States will get new wireless access, according to an announcement Wednesday.

Orange Business Services, in partnership with T-Mobile, announced an expansion that brings its total coverage to more than 35,000 hotspots in about 60 countries. Service is available in airports, hotels and other locations frequented by business travelers.

In addition to worldwide coverage, the service, Business Everywhere, incorporates data encryption, personal anti-virus and firewall protection. It also offers access through a single click, regardless of country or connection. A connection kit is compatible with Microsoft Windows operating systems and a wide range of mobile devices.

Business Everywhere includes converged voice, data and mobile services as well as IT expertise and managed services. Orange Business Services boasts a presence in 166 countries and territories.