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LONDON -- T-Mobile and BAA announced that its Wi-Fi Hotspot service will be available in all BAA’s UK airports, including all Heathrow and Gatwick Terminals, as well as Stansted, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Southampton airports, allowing travellers to work seamlessly while out of the office.

Over 120 million travellers and over 40 million business travellers pass through these airports each year. The convenience of being able to work seamlessly, as they would in the office, while waiting to fly out to their next destination is invaluable for travellers.

The airport locations where T-Mobile’s Hotspots will be available as part of the deal include:

  • Heathrow Terminals 1, 2, 3 and 4
  • Gatwick North and South Terminals
  • Glasgow
  • International Departure Lounges in Stansted, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Southampton.


This announcement is the latest development in T-Mobile’s launch of “Office in Your Pocket”, a major expansion of its mobile services for businesses.

Brian McBride, Managing Director of T-Mobile UK, said: "Providing Wi-Fi access in airports across the country is a key step in helping people make a better use of their time and use it however they want to. If they need to access e-mails or corporate systems during down time, now they can. Our approach is about giving people the freedom to do more, and work seamlessly while out of the office – like having your office or the internet in your pocket."

Colin Hargrave, Managing Director, UK Airport Retail, BAA said: “We are committed to offering the best possible airport experience to our passengers. Internet access is an important part of everyday life and is increasingly demanded outside of the office and home environments. This partnership further enhances the range of convenient and quick services BAA airports have to offer.”

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