Google offers free wifi over the holidays

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  1. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem

    GoCubsGo

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    Over the holidays Google will offer free wifi in 47 participating airports.
    Link to Google page
    Link to second article

     
  2. Tilpots macrumors 601

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    Thanks jessica. I'll be in FLL on Monday. Signed up for details about the photo contest. Sounds like something fun to keep airport boredom at bay.
     
  3. jzuena macrumors 6502a

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    When I had a long flight delay last year at FLL, there was already free wifi. What extra is Google providing?
     
  4. pivo6 macrumors 68000

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    I would guess that these airports don't have free wifi, but now will thanks to Google. Of course, neither Minneapolis or Phoenix are on this list, so unless they decide on offering free wifi, I'll be SOL.
     
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  6. Chip NoVaMac macrumors G3

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    Looks like those of us DC - IAD/DCA are out of luck

    Maybe they think we have money to burn :(

    How they could do the likes of SEA and BWI - but miss IAD,DCA, SFO, and ORD - I don't know.....
     
  7. Abstract macrumors Penryn

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    Wirelessly posted (Nokia 5800 Tube XpressMusic : Mozilla/5.0 (SymbianOS/9.4; U; Series60/5.0 Nokia5800d-1/21.0.101; Profile/MIDP-2.1 Configuration/CLDC-1.1 ) AppleWebKit/413 (KHTML, like Gecko) Safari/413)

    Well whether you have money to burn or not, it's not like Google owes you free wifi. I'm 'SOL' too, but I'm getting what I paid for. ;)

    Besides, it's the airports that may hsve turned Google down due to commitments/contracts with other wifi providers, ties with other sponsors and subsidies, lack of adequate equipment in use already, etc. Google and/or those airports may still have made an effort, but couldn't work out a deal that worked for legal reasons. ;)
     
  8. iWoz macrumors 6502a

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    google are really starting to do there thing

    Google Chrome
    Google Wave
    (Free WIFI)

    Far to kind!!
     

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