announces that KPN Hotspots, Holland's largest provider of Wi-Fi hotspots, is expanding its partnership with Proxim as the provider of its Wi-Fi networking equipment. KPN already has more than 2,000 of Proxim's ORiNOCO AP-700 and AP-4000 access points deployed throughout Holland and has partnered with Proxim to deliver Wi-Fi hotspot services for nearly three years. KPN announces that it has ordered more than 600 new access points from Proxim to continue the expansion of its network.
KPN currently has thousands of hotspots throughout Holland
at establishments such as:
- Hotel chains -- Including Van Der Valk, Holland's largest hotel chain
- Restaurants and cafes -- Including the Campanile, La Place and AC Restaurants
- Gas stations -- Gas stations throughout Holland offer customers the ability to connect and check email/Internet
- Railways and public transportation -- Including NS railway stations
The planned expansion will include the deployment of Wi-Fi hotspots at Holland's Holiday parks. KPN will be extending hotspot service to over 100 Holiday parks throughout the country, including both indoor Wi-Fi access in the bungalows and guest rooms via Proxim's ORiNOCO AP-700 and AP-4000 radios, as well as outdoor Wi-Fi service in common areas and parks via Proxim's Wi-Fi mesh equipment.