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McDonald’s Now Provides Free Wi-Fi!

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  1. The Scarlet Pimp

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    http://mashable.com/2010/01/16/mcdonalds-free-wifi-3/

    On Friday McDonald?s officially added free Wi-Fi to the menu at most U.S. locations. Now you can have your Big Mac, fries and free Wi-Fi at 11,500 McDonald?s across the country.

    News of the free Wi-Fi deal was initially announced in mid-December, but now the service is live.

    You may recall that the fast food chain was previously serving up Wi-Fi for $2.95 for two hours of internet access, but AT&T swooped in to the rescue. By eliminating the cost, McDonald?s is taking yet another step to position their brand as an alternative to higher priced coffee retail chains.

    There are 14,000 McDonald?s restaurants in the US ? the small number that didn?t have Wi-Fi previously don?t appear to be part of the rollout.
     
  2. zenerchi

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    it be nice to find a way to have a mcdonalds cpa offer pop on the screen of the user
     
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    How awesome if you're a hacker or some wifi expert...

    imagine combining blackhat methods with technology... creating like what Zenerchi said. A CPA popup requiring user to do it before being able to proceed using the free wifi service :p
     
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    Sick wifi is going to be like air very soon. it's going to be Free...
    when we look back and think ...wow people charged for this before...unreal.
    That's what are kids will say
     
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    Wifi is already free in 90% of MacDonalds here in the UK. They make you signup to their service like a portal page before using it with options to subscribe to their mailing list, good idea I think but what the hell are MacDonalds going to email them?

    "Did That Big One Hit The Spot? Now Try The Even Bigger One!"
     
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  6. gawjus69

    gawjus69 Newbie

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    well wifi at mcdonalds in my location is free . i dont know in the other parts of the Philippines
     
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  7. The Scarlet Pimp

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    looks like they're doing their best to get the customers from starbucks...
     
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    Yeah I live in the US (south east) and the McD's around here have been offering this for a while. Didn't realize other that other people are just getting this. Starting to look like StarBucks but you sit down with a Bigmac and mcflurry :p
     
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    Gotta think about how this helps - in ANY larger city, there are probably 5-6 McD easy. Take laptop, go to each one, use their IP and sign up for gmail accounts, facebook etc. Easy way to do something and not get flagged.
     
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    People are going to be chowing down, and your gonna see a lot of greasy, salty laptops.
     
  11. richcamp

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    Thats weird, here in jakarta you get free wifi even if you just sit there and buy nothing, well, at least the McDonald where I go to anyway.

    ps. Hgear, thats the best avatar I've seen in years, its mesmorizing.
     
  12. Steeky

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    What's the typical download speed with wifi?
     
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    1.5 megs nothing spectacular. Burger King and Denny's also offers wifi now.
     
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    McWifi! McSpam! McProxies! McPorn! I could go on for hours with this McBullshit. Yes, I am a McAsshole. McFuck it!
     
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    yea the mcdonalds here has had it for atleast 3 months that i can remember...
    i never eat that crap though...