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Topic # 73573 16-Dec-2010 10:10 Send private message

http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/4463404/McDonalds-to-offer-free-wi-fi 

Sorry if this is in the wrong forum, please move it if needed.

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  Reply # 418005 16-Dec-2010 10:26 Send private message

Surely its "free with any purchase"? and "for a limited time"

lol


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  Reply # 418009 16-Dec-2010 10:36 Send private message

50MB limit, provided by Telstra Clear





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  Reply # 418018 16-Dec-2010 10:47 Send private message

Any idea which stores?




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  Reply # 418020 16-Dec-2010 10:51 Send private message

Pretty much all of them:

"The internet service is currently available in 132 restaurants nationwide, with 145 of the nation?s 158 restaurants expected to be offering the service by the end of the year."

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  Reply # 418021 16-Dec-2010 10:51 Send private message

All up 145 by the end of the year. This does not include 9 Foodcourt restaurants and 4 airport stores due to rental agreements.







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  Reply # 418022 16-Dec-2010 10:52 Send private message

No, just that its 132 of them

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  Reply # 418026 16-Dec-2010 10:55 Send private message

Find out if your restaurant has it by going to http://mcdonalds.co.nz/find-us/restaurant, tick the wifi box. If your restaurant is red, then you are good to go!!





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  Reply # 418027 16-Dec-2010 10:56 Send private message

NZCoderGuy: Any idea which stores?


NBR says not the airport and 9 foodcourt outlets... Cry 

Having seen the price that Auckland Airport want to charge for wifi access points in the past I can see why they aren't doing airports.....




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  Reply # 418029 16-Dec-2010 11:01 Send private message

tomgeeknz: Find out if your restaurant has it by going to http://mcdonalds.co.nz/find-us/restaurant, tick the wifi box. If your restaurant is red, then you are good to go!!


Cool. My nearest maccas has it

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  Reply # 418030 16-Dec-2010 11:01 Send private message

They do this in Australia too. Not very fast, but free when I tried in Melbourne recently.

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  Reply # 418033 16-Dec-2010 11:04 Send private message

I had a go at the Botany Town Centre foodcourt over a week ago. You don't have to purchase anything to use it

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  Reply # 418040 16-Dec-2010 11:13 Send private message

Interestingly its in both the big Porirua store, and the North City Plaza according to the website. Wonder if there is a limit on connections to the Wifi? normally its what 16/32 users per AP?




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  Reply # 418050 16-Dec-2010 11:30 Send private message

Free WiFi in McD's Australia saved my live on more than one occasion when I first moved there!

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  Reply # 418053 16-Dec-2010 11:39 Send private message

Anyone know what vendor/provider is running all this?  I have a client who has very similar needs.




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  Reply # 418054 16-Dec-2010 11:42 Send private message

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