“Don’t waste time filling forms with personal information or managing different carriers to get connected. Sign in once and you are done: you will automatically be connected to a vast range of WiFi providers around the world,” read the site. The website has since been taken down and replaced with a ‘coming soon’ tag with no further details.
The Redmond giant already operates Skype WiFi, a similar service that offers users access to over two million hotspots all over the world. The new service will likely replace Skype WiFi and expand massively, since Microsoft on the site had claimed that it will now grant users easy access to over ten million hotspots in 130 countries.
However, this is not a free service to start with. Microsoft WiFi is expected to be available only to active Skype WiFi subscribers, employees of organisations with Microsoft Office 365 for Enterprise and customers who have received a special Wi-Fi offer from Microsoft.