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Fret not, travel.stackexchange.com works just fine :D For other services, however, currently there are over 2700 sites blocked in Mainland China. Wikipedia maintains a list of popular sites or services blocked in mainland China. Pretty much all Google services, Yahoo, Dropbox, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and more - see the list for details. I can confirm ...
A lot will depend on where you end up living within the city. Some areas have fiber optic in which case you could get up to 80 mbps (perhaps even higher as we can now get up to 1 gbps via fiber here in northern Thailand), other areas have only adsl with speeds in the 6 - 12 mbps realm. As a traveler however you will be limited to what is available through ...
Update 13 Sep 2014. It took one hour twenty minutes to get access to Boingo when the airport was less than half full. Boingo is a joke and the sooner Emirates ditch their contract the better. I have used DXB for 10 years and it has always worked OK. Since Boingo took over the operation it is crap.
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