Have a Holly Wi-Fi Christmas!


Models and photographers who want to stay connected this holiday season are in luck! Walletpop.com reports that Google is teaming up with Boingo Wireless to provide free WiFi at 47 airports across the U.S. until January 15.

In addition, the article relates that Google is also working with GoGo, an in-flight WiFi provider, to provide free Internet access on Virgin America flights for the holidays.

The list of participating airports include:

Austin (AUS)
Baltimore (BWI)
Billings (BIL)
Boston (BOS)
Bozeman (BZN)
Buffalo (BUF)
Burbank (BUR)
Central Wisconsin (CWA)
Charlotte (CLT)
Des Moines (DSM)
El Paso (ELP)
Fort Lauderdale (FLL)
Fort Myers/SW (RSW)
Greensboro (GSO)
Houston (HOU)
Houston Bush (IAH)
Indianapolis (IND)
Jacksonville (JAX)
Kalamazoo (AZO)
Las Vegas (LAS)
Louisville (SDF)
Madison (MSN)
Memphis (MEM)
Miami (MIA)
Milwaukee (MKE)
Monterey (MRY)
Nashville (BNA)
Newport News (PHF)
Norfolk (ORF)
Oklahoma City (OKC)
Omaha (OMA)
Orlando (MCO)
Panama City (PFN)
Pittsburgh (PIT)
Portland (PWM)
Sacramento (SMF)
San Antonio (SAT)
San Diego (SAN)
San Jose (SJC)
Seattle (SEA) *
South Bend (SBN)
Spokane (GEG)
St. Louis (STL)
State College (SCE)
Toledo (TOL)
Traverse City (TVC)
West Palm Beach (PBI)

Combined, these 47 airports provide service to 500 million travelers a year. Also, Burbank and Seattle airports will continue the free WiFi indefinitely.

The article states, “You don’t need a Google account or any other credentials to use the free wireless at participating airports. The only thing Google asks in return is that you consider donating to one of the following charities; Engineers Without Borders, the One Economy Corporation or the Climate Savers Computing. After connecting to the free service, you will be presented with an option to donate and have your gift matched by Google up to $250,000. The airport that brings in the most donations will also receive $15,000 to donate to a local charity of its choice.”

See the full article at:

http://www.walletpop.com/blog/2009/11/11/google-gives-away-free-wifi-at-airports-for-the-holidays/

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