An agreement between the Japanese electronics giant Nintendo and the UK wireless network provider Boingo will see the users of the Nintendo 3DS being able to connect to the wireless network at Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Gatwick, Glasgow, Heathrow, Southampton and Stansted airports.
The device will automatically connect to the Boingo hotspots this will allow the users to surf the net using the devices browser, shop using the eShop and accept SpotPass downloads too, all of which means waiting around the airport for a flight should be much quieter for some parents.
According to Boingo’s SVP of strategy and business development Colby Goff, he said;
“Nintendo is a tremendous addition to our list of strategic partners in the UK. Our networks will provide 3DS users with seamless connectivity and fast, reliable service to help them make the most of their travel downtime.”
Source [MCV UK]