Free Wi-Fi at Mickey D's starts today
At more than 11,000 McDonald's locations in the U.S., today is the beginning of quick browsing and game playing on your cellphone at the eatery. Free Wi-Fi is now available at the fast food giant. WayPort is the company that provides the network and until this morning, it would have cost you $2.95 for 2 hours of service except for AT&T customers who receive WayPort's service free as a benefit of being a customer of that carrier. Besides the actual cost of paying $2.95 (which would make Wi-Fi one of the more expensive items on the menu), most diners polish off their meal well within 20 minutes or so, making the idea of paying for the service seem like a waste. Now, with the free Wi-Fi, those hungry cellphone owners with a choice of picking a place to dine will now most likely consider a trip to visit Ronald. After all, he might be a clown, but he is hooking you up to a fast data connection.