Bitbuzz gets a rinse and set and adds wireless waves at Toni&Guy

17 Jul 2012103 Views

Russell McQuillan, business sevelopment sirector, Bitbuzz, at Toni&Guy Blackrock, Dublin

Now you can go to the hair salon and stay online as a result of a new deal inked between Wi-Fi provider Bitbuzz and hair salon Tony&Guy in Ireland.

The Clarendon Street, Dublin, store became the first to try out the new Bitbuzz initiative earlier this year and the results were as impressive as expected.

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In just four months, more than 2,700 customers logged in, using just fewer than 25,000 minutes of complimentary Wi-Fi and downloading 13,500 megabits of data.

This month, the scheme will be rolled across the country, bringing Wi-Fi access to customers at all stores, including those in Belfast, Naas, Galway, Dundrum, Blackrock, Malahide and Sandymount.

John Kennedy is a journalist who served as editor of Silicon Republic for 17 years

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