Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


AT HOP Wireless Internet popular with commuters

Auckland Transport media release

26 May 2014


AT HOP Wireless Internet popular with commuters


The launch of AT HOP WiFi at railway stations across Auckland has been popular with commuters.

The service got underway officially this morning with several hundred people signing on within hours.

Auckland Transport, in conjunction with Telecom New Zealand, is initially introducing the WiFi service for eligible registered AT HOP users at 40 train stations on its public transport network. WiFi is scheduled to be phased onto the network's 14 ferry wharfs and 11 bus terminals over the coming months.

Users of the new WiFI service to stations were enthusiastic on Twitter, commenting on the speed and quality of the signal and the value of the service.

From Lou tee-oh: "Yay free WiFi at Middlemore Station. Thanks ... I almost don’t want the train to come"

From Alex Burgess: "Currently taking full advantage of the 1GB free WiFi at Papakura Station"

Some Twitter users asked why WiFi is not also available on trains. WiFi on trains, buses and ferries IS being reviewed as a possibility in the future by Telecom and Auckland Transport but this will depend on technology.

Eligible AT HOP cardholders will be able to access free WiFi with no daily time limit, although a data usage cap of 1GB per day will apply. Customers without an AT HOP card will be able to connect to the free WiFi service for 10 minutes a day.

To connect to the service, customers can log-on using the last seven digits on their AT HOP card, no matter who their current mobile provider is.

For more information, or to register your AT HOP card to be eligible for free WiFi visit www.AT.govt.nz/athop

You can read the full terms of use of the AT HOP cards, the registered prospectus relating to the AT HOP cards and other information regarding the AT HOP cards on our website or at
the Transport Information Centre, Britomart. The obligations of Auckland Transport under the AT HOP cards are unsecured. www.AT.govt.nz/athop


--ENDS ---

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gaza.Scoop: UNRWA School, Ambulances Attacked - Gaza MOH

The Ministry of Health Gaza expresses its horror and outrage at the latest Israeli massacre moments ago at an UNRWA school sheltering displaced persons in Beit Hanoun. Ten people have been killed and there is a large number of wounded. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell:
On Gaza And Burning The Israeli Flag

One of the selling points in New Zealand’s campaign for a temporary seat on the Security Council is that we have a pluckily independent voice to offer on international conflicts.

This image is not entirely self-delusional. When we did occupy a temporary UN Security Council seat in the 1990s, New Zealand was forthright about the need for the international community to actively respond to the Rwanda genocide. On April 14, 1994, New Zealand, Nigeria and the Czech Republic were the only nations to call for a forceful UN intervention to halt the killings. It was a proud moment in the diplomatic record of the Bolger government.

What then, is the current National government doing with respect to the slaughter in Gaza? More>>

 

Parliament Today:

TAIC Report: Urgent Recommendations After Melling Rail Accident

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has made four urgent recommendations to KiwiRail following the accident two months ago (27 May) when a Matangi passenger train collided with a stop block at Melling Station, Lower Hutt. More>>

ALSO:

Red Tape: Local Regulations Go Under Microscope

The Government says it is accepting nearly all of the recommendations the Productivity Commission has made on ways to improve local regulations. More>>

ALSO:

Spending Questions: Claudette Hauiti To Step Aside At Election

National Party President Peter Goodfellow confirms that he has received notification from List MP Claudette Hauiti that she plans to step aside at the 20 September election. More>>

ALSO:

EPA: Board Of Inquiry Rejects Basin Flyover By Majority Of 3 To 1

The independent Board of Inquiry delegated to decide on the Basin Bridge Proposal has, by a majority decision (3 to 1), cancelled the Transport Agency’s Notice of Requirement and declined its resource consent applications for the construction, operation and maintenance of a flyover on State Highway 1 in Wellington City... More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Non-Apology To Tania Billingsley

The refusal by Prime Minister John Key to issue a personal apology to Tania Billingsley has been accompanied by an array of excuses... Yesterday though, Key’s choice of words indicated that an apology was the last thing on his mind. More>>

ALSO:

Conventions: Winston Peters On The Nation

Winston Peters opens door to standing in East Coast Bays electorate, says it's an "exciting point" and he's thinking about it. "I’ve had a whole lot of people writing to me and calling up and saying ‘why don’t you have a go in East Coast Bays’." More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news