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Why Wi-Fi is not free, for now

Perception: Free Wi-Fi should be part of the benefits of staying at higher priced hotels.

Reality: Hotel companies offer free Wi-Fi [Wireless Fidelity?] at lower-cost properties because those hotels are generally newer which means the infrastructure was built to accommodate wireless access. They also usually have fewer rooms, so bandwidth needs are smaller.

A Wall Street Journal article examines how and why those policies are changing. Article is copied at end of post.
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