Wi-Fi at the airport

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Finding free Wi-Fi at the airport, when you’re often waiting around with nothing to do, has been a rare thing.

Today, we talk about Google’s sponsorship of free Wi-Fi at several major airports around the country as well as the future of airport Wi-Fi.

Guest: Glenn Fleishman, Wi-Fi Networking News

3 Responses to “Wi-Fi at the airport”

  1. A good piece, but I’m not buying the closing line about advertising paying for the network, especially at the second and third tier airports.

  2. Mike says:

    This might be true in the US, but unfortunately, it is still very much a case of pay, pay and pay again in countries like Australia. If you intend to come here for a holiday, and you want to use your laptop in cafes, hotels or airports, you’d better keep a wad of dollars in your back pocket! $25.00 a day isn’t unusual – and with the Aussie dollar almost at parity with the Greenback, that hurts!

  3. dawn says:

    Yay for Google. Seriously. This is why they are the company to love.

    An aside: Phoenix was discussed alongside Sacramento in 2nd tier airports; it’s in the top 10 busiest airports in the U.S.