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McDonald's to Offer Wireless Internet

Super-sized Internet access with that burger & fries?

     
8:54 pm on Mar 11, 2003 (gmt 0)

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"In a further sign of the spread of wireless Internet technology, McDonald's restaurants in three U.S. cities will offer one hour of free high-speed access to anyone who buys a combination meal."

The Associated Press [my.aol.com]

8:56 pm on Mar 11, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Burger King was another place that was doing that a few years back but I dont know if they succeeded. I haven't seen any out here in SoCal ;)

Congrats to McDonalds, but those would be greasy computers from the frys. ooOo radio said 'unannounced location in california' the others are in NY.

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Can Starbucks be far behind?... seriously. Wherever you pass a Starbucks around here, half the people in the place are using laptops.
6:47 am on Mar 12, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Starbucks does have WiFi, its offered by T-Mobile and they call them hot spots [t-mobile.com]
9:06 am on Mar 12, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Ho hum....we've had this in Japan [webmasterworld.com] for quite some time now.. ;)
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I read an article in Forbes magazine the other day (as you do) that suggested a UK entrepreneur (the Greek fella who owns EasyJet) was in the final stages of securing rights to host his existing internet cafe's in a number of McD's stores in the UK. He has also trialled a BK outlet apparently.

He's also gone so far as to try to get rights to do the same in the U.S.

Just think how yummy those keyboards will look after a dozen or so greasy fingers have been typing away at them. Shake the keyboard upside down for a few seconds and you might just have enough for a free Big Mac.

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