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I would consider both statements insufficient for what I usually want, which is generally connecting a personal laptop to the internet. Some hotels advertise «Free WiFi internet access», yet getting to the internet from the room requires an extra charge (usually disproportionate and daily). You need to look at the fine print which says that restricts that ...


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I can only speak for hostelworld.com which I use a lot, the difference there is pretty clear to me: Free WiFi This means Wireless LAN is available in the facility, but not necessarily everywhere. Often it's just in the lobby but not in the/all rooms. The WLAN is connected to the public internet, so if the guest has a device supporting WiFi, she can use it ...


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I actually know of a hotel, which has free WiFi but charges for Internet access. Through the free WiFi, you can access the hotel's internal entertainment system, order room service, check out, "call" the front desk, etc. But if you want to connect to the Internet, you have to pay an extra fee (which you can also book through the free WiFi). As soon as you ...


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I think that the websites are confusing terms. I have also seen this on AirBnb where places have separate checks for WiFi and Internet. I think that what they actually mean is: WiFi - non-wired internet access Internet - Wired internet access As someone who deals with computers on a daily basis for work, these types of bad definitions annoy the hell ...


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There's really great wifi at Outpost coworking in Ubud another one of my favorite spots is Bali Bohemia. Really chilled out environment although sometimes there wifi cuts out and they have aggressive monkeys all around that will potentially try to steal your food. For coworking, Outpost, best place for productivity in my opinion. Coffee shops, Bali Bohemia ...


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The $60 AT&T Gophone plan provides a month of service that includes roaming in Canada (and Mexico). You might need to start your trip in the US to make this practical, however.


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Replying myself after getting some feedback on a facebook post, here are the testimonies: Sorry for the quick and dirty post, doing this my phone. Will edit this later.


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Various sources, including Trip Advisor will tell you that making a Skype call in Myanmar can be next to impossible with the wide spread of connections and often very very slow speeds. The networks in Myanmar are getting better, but there is a way to go yet; Telecommunications in Myanmar are several steps behind most developed countries, and also lag ...


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The UAE is somewhat famous for banning VPNs -- but it's unclear whether that's only if you use them to commit illegal activities or whether even a company VPN is illegal which would be strange to say the least -- nonetheless, there is no ban on using encrypted communications to the best of my knowledge.


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Yes, all three major airports (Haneda, Narita, and Kansai) in Japan provide free Wi-Fi. And in South Korea, Incheon International Airport also provides free Wi-Fi. You can learn how to connect to it by the following links: Japan South Korea


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I recently had a trip in the US where I needed a temporary SIM card. At T-Mobile I had no problem getting a pre-paid SIM card with 4G internet and they didn't even ask for my address.



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