Linktel has signed a contract with British Telecom to expand its international presence in 25,000 hotspots in South Africa through Vast Networks. Hotspots are access points for connecting to the internet via Wi-Fi.
Linktel already has agreements with other international companies for this type of service, including Boingo, AT&T, Ipass, Trustive, Wigo (Peru).
With these partnerships, it extends its presence to several other countries. Brazilian operator work covers 1 million hotspots in 120 countries, with around 9 thousand points in Brazil, they report. Linktel plans to reach 10,000 hotspots in the country by the end of the year. The operator states that in 2017 registered a 40% increase in the number of accesses and 20% in users, compared to the previous year.
There were over 85 million hits and 13 million unique users.