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Anywhere Computing with Laptops: Making Mobile Easier by Harold Davis

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Special Pricing, Good and Bad

You should be aware that there are likely to be all kinds of special pricing deals when you sign up for Wi-Fi access. Mostly, this is all to the good.

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The Wi-Fi industry is rapidly changing. Be sure to verify that the information in this chapter is current when doing your own research.

For example, most establishments that provide fee-based Wi-Fi access also have some special, introductory offers. In this spirit, it is typical to find a coupon at Starbucks good for a one-day pass on T-Mobile Hotspot.

However, you should also know that some Wi-Fi networks, such as Wayport, allow individual hotspot operators who are part of their network to charge more than the standard network price for access. If the location ...

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