Up now at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, the new hot spot will eventually allow users to bounce from one secure network to another without having to log in.
Riding on a free hotspots project for New York City's subway stations, the two companies now say they're bringing free Wi-Fi to select shopping malls.
Non-Verizon, non-AT&T wireless carriers are turning to Wi-Fi network provider Boingo to help offload data traffic and to extend their wireless networks.
Six subway stations and more than 200 hotspot locations in The Big Apple get free Wi-Fi as Boingo rolls out its massive wireless plan that will eventually reach all of the city's underground transit stations.
Wi-Fi hot spot provider posts "big fat apology" after telling subscribers their billing plans had been changed, apparently without their consent.
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Phase Two of an ongoing rollout will push mobile access to several stations across midtown Manhattan before heading over to Queens.
New standards will soon make getting from a carrier's 3G or 4G network onto a Wi-Fi network a seamless and easy process. But carriers large and small still have to get comfortable with that.
Cellular voice and data services will be available across 36 subway stops.