Saturday, February 06, 2016

Microsoft as Wireless Connectivity Service Provider

Microsoft Wi-Fi is a wireless connectivity service that allows you to have Internet access via Wi-Fi. It is only available for Windows 10 and you need to download a free app if it is not already on your device. Get it from here:

I had this app already but the Wi-Fi service is not available from my current location(home).


Connection is not free and you should get it from a Windows store in your country. You can buy the amount of Wi-Fi access you need when you are at any of these places:

Conference Center
Any location that has Microsoft Wi-Fi

I think this is a nice service. If you browse the list of Wi-Fi connections available you will see a network with the lable,'Buy WiFi from Windows Store". From there you select the amount of WiFi you need.

Here is the Service description(from the Terms of Use document):
"After you select a Service plan and buy it, you will be connected automatically whenever you’re near an access point that provides the Service (and is within the country in which you originally purchased the Service plan) and you have time remaining on your plan. Your connectivity begins immediately after you buy a Service plan through the Windows Store and ends at the specified expiration time, regardless of how long you are actually connected to the Service. You cannot save time for later. You must actively maintain your connection and you must be within range of an access point that provides the Service in order to stay connected. If (i) your usage remains on standby; (ii) your usage is inactive; (iii) or your Service plan has expired, your connection may be terminated. Microsoft reserves the right to terminate your connection following any extended period of inactivity."

Also look up:
FREE TWC WiFi ® Hotspots
with Extreme and Above

Also check up:
This together with Skype should make it a very useful service.

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