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AT&T can't charge you to use WiFi. From the page you linked to, that's talking about a service where you connect to WiFi somewhere (like an airport) that you might normally have to pay for, and the provider of that WiFi has partnered with AT&T to allow AT&T customers to log in and use the WiFi. This does not affect your ability to connect to any ...


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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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Do not worry, Wifi pass phrases for personal use should only be in printable ASCII characters, in other words English characters. They do not support Unicode or other codepages. For more details check the Wikipedia's Wi-Fi Protected Access page. Except if you are redirected to a webpage for authentication, that's a whole different story and Karlson's ...


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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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For Android depending on the model of your phone you may have to add Russian Language to the available keyboards. I have Galaxy S5 and under Settings -> Languages and Input you should be able to do this from the Galaxy App Store. You should be able to do the same for the iPad just add a Russian Language, which will allow you to switch to it and make the ...


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I am Russian and I never met a WiFi password in Cyrillic.


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This link to Zürich Airport handles your problem. How to log on Select the ZurichAirport WLAN network Launch the browser (e.g.: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, …) on the device A connection to the login page is created automatically Select „Register“ After registering, a code will be sent via text message Enter the code in the ...


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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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Here is a clear case of the representative being asked a question they don't know the answer to. As others have pointed out, their training is minimal. They are not allowed to admit not knowing except in very extreme cases as that would be bad for the corporate image. If they say "It will be free" and is wrong, the customer (you) will be very very angry ...


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I traveled in Russia in 2011 with a tablet, smartphone, Vita etc. Every WiFi network was in Latin characters. As with most nations they try to be somewhat accommodating to tourists and English is a good baseline, even for people on holiday from other parts of Europe.


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I can verify that the N700a trains have power sockets for the seats at the ends of the cars. Look at the bottom of the side wall under the window near your feet. Plugged in right now, actually :-)


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The amount of free wifi in Israel is ridiculous. Egged buses have it most of the time. Gas stations (at least Paz and Dor Alon) have it. Tel Aviv has municipial wifi. The list is endless. I had the good luck to never need a password. Others might have a different experience, I guess this differs from place to place.


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I've been living in Russia for 3 years, lived in various hostels and hotels, but I never saw a Wi-Fi with a cyrillic password anywhere. I'm not even sure that it's technically possible.


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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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The video on demand is served from an onboard media server and is not using any of the available bandwith of the in many cases very slow internet connection available on flights.


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I have been to Russia. Once I was hosted by a friend in Moscow. He said I could use the wifi. He gave me the password. Accessing to his wifi was just like anywhere else on the planet. Here i show you a ticket of a Cafetería in Moscow called Costa Coffee where they specify the login and password to access their wifi. As you can see, it is in latin alphabet. ...


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On most airplanes with cellular and Wi-Fi capabilities, the ability to make mobile phone calls is technically disabled and passengers are prohibited from using the Wi-Fi service to make VoIP calls using services like Skype. Small point - Skype is not VoIP (in the technical sense). It uses its own proprietary protocol. It is not airlines that ...


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I live in Lynchburg, Virginia but drive up 29 often enough (in the bottom right of the box, and most of that area is apparently in the silent zone. The only things I've noticed are FM radio stations tend to fade more in that region and my phone never seems to work, but the roads are sort of embedded in the hills so this would seemingly be the case anywhere. ...


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Big malls have free WiFi for sure. The Dubai Mall offers it free of registration, while Mall of the Emirates require a simple registration - the password will be sent to your phone with a SMS. The hotel where I was staying had free WiFi in the hall. If you really need internet I suggest to get a SIM card from local company Du (Emirates Integrated ...


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in Tel Aviv ,Jerusalem and Haifa you have free Wifi provided by municipality. Their speed are not greatest but you can download your mails and chat on your whatsapp, also most of the coffees has usually free wifi for clients.


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eConnect is one company that I used when I was in Japan that I know has that, and they use NTT Docomo network. (it's specified under network if you go to the prepaid SIM page). I went to very isolated areas in Hokkaidō and it worked fine


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In the big cities, there is a sufficient number of trendy cafes and restaurants, not just aimed at tourists, that offer free wifi. But, most 'regular' joints, targeting Colombians, won't have wifi. So, if you only occasionally need to be online, you're probably good to go. If you need to be able to go online when you want to, you should look into a local ...


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At the very least, Air China does (source). China Eastern has also started - for both domestic AND international flights. A summary article on this notes that Hainan Air is also introducing it in China as well.


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In addition to the answer by @nic, you can also use JR-EAST FREE Wi-Fi at some JR stations, and TOBU_Free_Wi-Fi at some Tobu line stations. This also requires you to register the service using email, for your information. The official documentation is the following: JR, available at Japanese, English, Korean, and Simplified and Traditional Chinese. Tobu, ...


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For online resources, this Japanese page has a list. The train names might survive Google or other machine-translations.


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The E5 and E6 series used in northern Japan (Tohoku Shinkansen; Komachi, Hayabusa, some Hayate) have a pair of 100V outlets for the front row of each car, and a single outlet beneath the window on the other rows on each side. Note that since the seats rotate, there are also two outlets behind the back row of each car, although they would be inconvenient to ...


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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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As for your first question: There's no requirement to have an Austrian number in order to connect to WiFs - at least at all of the places in Austria I've been to recently. I'm connecting without trouble with a UK number. I would expect that any international SIM would work, as there's nothing that ties WiFi with the SIM card. As for your second question, ...


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Technically speaking, whenever you connect to any network, you are putting yourself at risk. In any case, I am telling you use, your risk is magnified, especially when the site/s you are visting aren't using encryption (i.e., HTTPS/TLS). Packets sent wirelessly can be easily viewed from another computer within the same network, using tools such as Wireshark....


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Sitting on a Kodama now and can't find any unfortunately, for future reference.



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