If you live in Canada and have the new Kobo Wireless e-reader, you are in luck! Bell Canada has announced that starting today, over 800 Free Hotspot locations will be available for connections.
If you are in the vicinity of a Bell Hotspot in some airports, cafes, malls and so on, your e-reader will automatically connect with no exta effort. It seems 750 of Bell’s Free Hotspots are in Starbucks cafes. All Kobo e-readers are preconfiguered to get full enjoyment out of your device and shop for ebooks, magazines and newspapers.
“At Kobo we’re passionate about delivering customers the best possible reading experience. We’re thrilled to partner with Bell to enhance the reading experience for Canadian Kobo Wireless eReader users providing free, unlimited access to Canada’s largest Wi-Fi network,” said Michael Serbinis, CEO of Kobo. “Our customers love reading and now they can easily shop our collection of over 2.2 million books – including over 1 million engaging free classics – from their favorite Bell hotspot locations.”
Check out the list of Bells Hotspots here
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