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More US airports offer free Wi-Fi service

Twelve of 30 busiest airports allow all-free Internet, up from nine in 2007; a dozen others opt for a tiered plan

Published Tue, Jun 10, 2014 · 10:00 PM
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[ATLANTA] Steve Parker, sitting in the atrium at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport last week, was about to dig into his bag for a hot-spot device when he noticed a poster nearby.

"Wi-Fi Before You Fly. Now Free," it announced.

Saving a speck of time and trouble, Mr Parker tapped directly into the service offered by the airport, where travellers without their own Wi-Fi alternative had paid US$4.95 per day.

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