Earlier this week Sky took the wraps off The Cloud, the 10,000-strong public Wi-Fi network that’s now available for Sky Broadband subscribers to access on the go.
Recombu Digital was at Sky’s launch event for The Cloud on Wednesday where we caught up with Lyssa McGowan, Brand Director for Communications Products at Sky.
McGowan told us that the “free and completely unlimited service” is easily accessible thanks to the genius single registration process.
Once you’ve registered an iPhone, iPad or Android device through the respective apps, your device will “automatically connect to the network, which takes all the usual hassle out of connecting to Wi-Fi,” as soon as you’re within range.
Sky Broadband unlimited customers get unfettered access to the service, whereas Sky Broadband Everyday Lite and non-Sky Broadband customers get limited access, depending on location.
Sky’s The Cloud apps also feature a hot spot finder that lets you track down hotspots on your phone when you’re out and about and on the move. The Cloud will be bringing more Wi-Fi coverage to seven new Network Rail stations in Leeds, Liverpool Lime Street, Manchester Piccadilly, Glasgow Central, London Cannon Street and London Bridge throughout 2012.
Check out our video chat with Lyssa McGowan below for a live demo of the service and our review here.