BT Expands Wi-Fi Hotspots in UK, Adds Windows Mobile App

British Telecommunications Group has announced the expansion of its Wi-Fi hotspot network and the release of a free Windows Mobile app for hotspots.

London-based British Telecom (BT) announced today that it has expanded its Wi-Fi hotspot access to approximately 4.5 million throughout the UK, TheNextWeb reports. The company has also announced availability of a free new app supporting its Wi-Fi hotspot service via the Windows Phone Store

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According to the report, BT broadband customers have already surpassed two million downloads of the app on Android, iOS, and Blackberry. With the new app, users can save on 3G data usage and identify hotspots using map location. 

The development comes after BT consolidated the OpenZone and Fon networks to create BT Wi-Fi, now free to more than 6 million BT Broadband home and business customers.