Articles about free wifi

How to get free WiFi
It happens that we visit places less often when we do not find an active WiFi hotspot (more importantly, a free one). Moreover, when sitting at a restaurant, the first thing we are curious about is whether the restaurant offers a free WiFi or not. Fortunately, there are many ways which one can follow to get free WiFi almost anywhere, and do it with minimal hassle. Let us check them out:

KFC Offering Free Wi-Fi At All U.K. Restaurants
KFC may not seem like a big deal here in the U.S., but they’re pretty popular all over the world, especially in Japan where Colonel Sanders has been a pop culture icon for years. The popular fried-chicken chain will be treating its customers in the U.K. with a little more courtesy as the company is announcing it has teamed up with The Cloud to offer free Wi-Fi to all of […]

AT&T offers free Wi-Fi in select NYC parks
New York might be a sprawling metropolis, but that does not mean the place has no room for some greenery. There is this bunch of particularly iconic parks around the city, and apart from relaxing and exercising there, what else do you think you can do there? Of course, there are others who head to the park to get away from being connected, but there is also another group of […]

Free Wi-Fi on metro in Bangalore, India
When it comes to wireless networks these days, many people see them as essential and not something extra. While we rock on to our smartphones with a 3G connection, sometimes we just want to preserve battery life – and this is where Wi-Fi networks come in. For those who take public transport in Bangalore, India, you will be pleased to know that for 7 kilometers, the “Namma Metro” (literally, “our […]

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Heineken and BT team up to introduce more Wi-Fi hotspots to pubs
Both Heineken and BT have come together, knowing that pubs and local watering holes are places where you meet up with your friends for a good time together, and sometimes, there is a need for a Wi-Fi connection because you can never quite tell just when you need to Google something during a conversation, especially when facts get all muddled up after you have had a wee bit too much […]

Wi-Fi on London buses in the future?
If you wish that you lived in a wired community, then I would say that the city of London might soon be on your list. London’s mayor, Boris Johnson is currently mulling over the decision to include Wi-Fi connectivity in the city’s buses, where this move would be but a logical extension of current plans to install Wi-Fi networks into more than 100 Tube stations and bus stops – all […]

Stadium provides Wi-Fi connectivity for 18,000 fans
Just how many Wi-Fi connections does your local Starbucks offer? Let us expand that a bit more and take roadshows and exhibitions like CES for example, surely at least a few hundred people are connected at any one time. Expand that vision further and what do you get? For starters, Kansas City’s Major League Soccer team, Sporting Kansas City, who recently moved into their new home stadium that has an […]

AT&T to throw Wi-Fi blanket in 20 New York City parks
AT&T intends to blanket up to 20 of New York City’s parks with Wi-Fi connectivity – not that we’re complaining, of course, but hopefully what AT&T has in store will be able to work as promised or intended. Currently, there are people who have experienced AT&T’s Wi-Fi networks, and somehow it isn’t exactly up to expectations, but then again humans can be a difficult bunch to please, no? All we […]

Nintendo 3DS offers free Wi-Fi access in the US
Who would have thought that one day, you will be able to access the Internet on a handheld console? That surely wasn’t the case when the Game Boy Color came out, featuring blocky graphics with the wave of Pokemon to push sales of the device to unprecedented highs back then. Well, fast forward to today and you have the Nintendo 3DS that has Wi-Fi connectivity support in order for wireless […]

Londoners benefit from 15 minutes of free Cloud Wi-Fi
Do you happen to live in the bustling city of London? Well, for those who want to leech off free Wi-Fi connections can always look forward to The Cloud’s Wi-Fi service that offers a 15 minutes per day free scheme from next month onwards. No idea on whether The Cloud has plans for its gratis-browsing experience, or whether Sky (who purchased The Cloud for a whopping £50 million by the […]

O2 to offer free Wi-Fi in the UK
Free Wi-Fi – now that is something which many of us take for granted, but don’t you just hate it when you go to a public place and realize that all the wireless networks in the vicinity are password protected? Those living in the UK will be pleased to know that this situation might be a thing of the past, as the good people over at O2 have plans to […]

Wi-Fi connectivity to be available on New York City area train lines
A private telecommunications company wants to introduce Wi-Fi service to a couple of New York City area train lines. Mobilitie currently operates the free Wi-Fi service NYFI, and has submitted a proposal to build a wireless network for the Metro North and Long Island Rail Road lines. This service will no doubt be free to riders, and will be built and supported solely by revenue from ads. With many folks […]

Amtrak To Offer Free Wi-Fi On Its Acela Express Trains
More free Wi-Fi anywhere is generally good news for folks who tote gadgets around, and now after a good trial run, Amtrak has confirmed that it will be offering free Wi-Fi access on its Acela Express trains, with the Washington, D.C. to Boston run to be the first route to get this service. Work to get the trains properly equipped with the necessary Wi-Fi equipment should begin in late fall. […]

AT&T Offers Free Wi-Fi In New York City
Good news for AT&T subscribers who hang around Times Square often, as the carrier has confirmed that it would be launching its first-ever outdoor Wi-Fi hotspot in Times Square. The hotspot will give anybody with an iPhone or AT&T smartphone unlimited Internet use as part of this pilot project. It has been acknowledged that testing might expand to three cities in the future, but there wasn’t any mention of which […]

Skype Offers Free Wi-Fi To Stranded Tourists
Nobody likes to be stuck abroad due to the recent flight delays, but Skype seems to be doing what is can to help ease the situation. The VoIP company has announced that the normal charges for Skype Access have been lifted, allowing travelers to access the web in cafes, hotels and the many international airports for free. The free access deal will be up till 2359 GMT on Friday 23rd […]

WorkSnug: free WIFI hotspots, thanks to augmented reality?
[ShowStoppers at MWC] Although augmented reality is currently mostly hype, one has to admit that the demos are pretty cool, even when they are simple. WorkSnug is another example of app that claims to be using augmented reality to help you find your way around here to free WIFI hotspots. If you don’t like to wander around looking at the screen like a bizarre filter, you can switch to a […]

Yahoo offers free Wi-Fi as well
Google’s bitter rival, Yahoo, does not want to be left behind in the free Wi-Fi game by offering such a service to New York’s Times Square sometime next year. According to a Yahoo blog post, “While Yahoo! is the place where your world meets the world online, over 500,000 of you take in Times Square each day and it’s become a central spot for New Yorkers and people around the […]