Wireless

Yes to free wifi in airports

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Dear English-speaking readers, this page is an automatic translation made from a post originally written in French. My apologies for any strange sentences and funny mistakes that may have been generated during the process. If you are reading French, click on the French flag below to access the original and correct text: 

Which airports offer internet and free wifi? My small selection of links to help you find the best deals on the road.

First of all this list of airports offering free wifi in the world.

In France too, there are some that offer access to wireless internet to travelers. Among these French airports "free wifi": Angers, Bordeaux, Pau ... And Brittany is not lagging behind, with the airports of Brest, Lannion and Quimper!

I refer you to their list, found on this page of Duck-Wifi (from 2006, to update).

To complete with this little list of international airports, on the same site. Internationally, another link to visit: these airport maps with wifi from Jaunted website (link spotted by Marie-Julie, thank you !)

For a small panorama on the evolution of wifi in French airports, and on the strategy of the Irish company Free-Hotspot.com, which aims to reach the 5000 access points across Europe by the end of 2008, I refer you to this July 2008 article from Point.

For the latest news on free wifi in general, you can visit these search results on Duck-Wifi, again.

And for the list of hot-spots wifi in France (free and paid), there is the Internet search engine.

Changi Airport Singapore.
Changi Airport Singapore.

For my part, I enjoy finding in the airports even the free internet self-service, with keyboard and screen, as in the fabulous Changi Airport Singapore. (And I prefer not to dwell on the poor services that Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle airport offers, in comparison.)

Finally, for those who live in Geneva (Switzerland), a good plan that changes wifi in fast-food chains or American-style coffee. An address discovered by my sister, Bretonne exiled to the Helvetians, and out of internet at home for a few days: the laundry at 49 Prévost-Martin Street, which makes wifi gratos.

If you have other interesting links on the wifi or the free internet in airports, you can post them with a comment, below.

 ;-)

PS1. If your comment does not appear right away, do not worry: my antispam filter (programmed to detect links) may have held it back in its muscular arms. I will take care of validating the messages manually.

PS2. The very first site I refer to at the beginning, titled Travel is my Life, Work and Pleasure, is a mine for everything related to air travel. The author, Reem Greiver, is an English travel consultant, well on the question!

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