Free WiFi courtesy of O2 has arrived in of Argos’s UK and Republic of Ireland high street stores.
O2 WiFi will let those waiting in line browse the web and check emails while the Christmas purchases roll off the conveyor belt.
If you’ve not already registered with O2 WiFi, you can do it now for free so your phone is all set up for WiFi access in any of Argos’s 735 stores. You don’t have to be an O2 mobile customer, but you will need to have an O2 WiFi account set up.
Read Recombu Digital’s deal to O2 WiFiJohn Walden, Managing Director, Argos, said: “We have seen strong growth in mobile transactions with sales through mobile devices now accounting for 16 per cent of our total sales. We know there is a strong appetite from our customers to have the convenience of accessing their devices on the move, in a way that suits them.
“Free high speed O2 Wifi in our stores is great for customers and it also enables our stores to provide even better customer service by sharing online content such as extended ranges, enhanced photography and even product videos with customers.”
Unlike some providers of free wireless internet, O2 WiFi comes with content filters installed making the experience family friendly.
Ben Dowd, business director at O2 added: “It’s great to welcome another leading brand on board with O2 Wifi. We’re delighted to work with Argos to deploy our state-of-the-art wifi for customers and employees, building on our existing relationship with Home Retail Group.”