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.
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.
A new standard will make it easy and seamless to sign on to Wi-Fi hotspots. But would you be willing to pay extra for it?
The GSMA and Wireless Broadband Alliance say that they're working together to make it easier for smartphone and tablet owners to connect to and move between Wi-Fi networks.