Using your mobile to find wi-fi hotspots has joined up with phone services firm Mobile Commerce to let people consult a directory of hotspots while on the move.

Anyone using the service can find their nearest hotspot by texting the word “hotspot” to the 84140 SMS short code number.”


It’s not clear whether or not it provides a distinction between free and pay hotspots, or if any free hotspots are included at all. If this service gains any real momentum, you can believe they will begin charging to be in the directory.

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