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FREE Wifi hotspots in the UK

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FREE Wifi hotspots in the UK

Wyevales Garden Centres, and various other retail outlets, offer a FREE wifi hotspot connection, principally for their customers....
does anyone know of a website that lists up to date information (well reasonably up to date).. on FREE wifi hotspot locations?  (UK only wanted, but may be worldwide with a seach )
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Re: FREE Wifi hotspots in the UK

no, but I know know that McDonalds, Burger King and Starbucks (if you have a reward card) do it for free.

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Re: FREE Wifi hotspots in the UK

I have a free wi-fi finder app on my ipod, I presume Android etc apps are also available……..it this is at all appropriate to you.......

Or you could try      http://www.myhotspots.co.uk/
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Re: FREE Wifi hotspots in the UK

Was looking for Laptop usage... so not sure if phone ones are same....
have found this site...
http://wi-fi.jiwire.com/hot-spot-directory-browse-by-state.htm?country_id=226&pay_free=both&location...
you need to click on the "area"   e.g. England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland..... and a new page opens with alphabetical location listing and number available.  It is supposed to be a be "selective" to keep it "up to date"... so may not list all available... e.g.,... it does not list any for Portsmouth, yet there are Mcdonalds and jd weatherspoon  ..... Undecided
Will check out your linky
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Re: FREE Wifi hotspots in the UK

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Interesting one Strat...... Portsmouth has One ..... and Southampton have none ! !  (  to quote a well known person on tv....... "I don`t believe it") Cheesy
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Re: FREE Wifi hotspots in the UK

Yep...none of them seem 'complete'. Maybe we should start our own Lips are sealed

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Re: FREE Wifi hotspots in the UK

IMO wifi is a thing of the past now that we have 3G. Sure, its handy for your own network at home etc but i personally think public wifi is pretty pointless now. It's insecure, limited range, and a bit limiting imo.
That said, guess who'll probably end up using it now i've said it  Roll eyes
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Re: FREE Wifi hotspots in the UK

Until Ofcom force the cost of data charges down, especially when roaming there will be a need for Wifi. The largest free WiFi is BT and Fon if your a a BT broadband customer or a member of the Fon community. http://www.bt.com/static/wa/wifi/pages/findhotspots.html?s_cid=con_FURL_btfon/hotspots
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Re: FREE Wifi hotspots in the UK

Quote from: okrzynska
IMO wifi is a thing of the past now that we have 3G

So that's free wifi or £7.50/mb when roaming in Europe then?  That's based on my T-Mobile PAYG deal (don't use a mobile enough to warrant a contract).  Fortunately abroadband.com seem to do a €0.59/mb deal throughout most of Europe & elsewhere (data only - no voice calls!)
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Re: FREE Wifi hotspots in the UK

But the site is in german... (and i've checked my headers and i'm not accepting afrikaans now).
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Re: FREE Wifi hotspots in the UK

It's in english here - have you changed your language settings on the drop down flag? 
The company is part of Telekom Austria.
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Nope, didn't see that  Grin
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