The myth of free wi-fi

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  1. GJH

    GJH Funster Life Member

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    BBC report Here.

    As if there were still people who think hardware, software and infrastructure didn't have to have a funding source :Laughing:
     
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    I remember the Bristol free wifi coming out and at the time many UK cities said they were going to follow suit.
     
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    In truth, free wifi is a myth but then again, nothing in life is free. Free wifi means that its less expensive than, lets say, buying a dongle.
    Jim
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    We stopped overnight in a car park in Torremundo in northern Spain. There was free internet provided by the council. It was located at a small shelter on the seafront with lots of benches in the area and was packed with holiday makers using their laptops & phones.
     
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    Depends how expensive the sandwich/drink you don't want is :Smile: And as for having to buy something in McDonalds :cry::Doh::BigGrin:

    And paid for by taxpayers, obviously :Smile: Would people here tolerate a rise in council tax to pay for free wifi for holidaymakers? :Smile:
     
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    They do a nice latte!!:drink:
     
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    Mcflurries are nice to.

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    Wouldn't know, I've never been in one :Smile: When they first opened in Middlesbrough, Jill took the lads along. I don't think they've ever been back :Rofl1:
     
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