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  Reply # 418056 16-Dec-2010 11:47 Send private message

cool... I will definately get fries with that !

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  Reply # 418090 16-Dec-2010 13:13 Send private message

GeekGuy: cool... I will definately get fries with that !


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  Reply # 418104 16-Dec-2010 13:48 Send private message

soo if you super-size, do you get 100Mb.....

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  Reply # 418111 16-Dec-2010 14:08 Send private message

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


TelstraClear is providing the infrastructure.

 




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  Reply # 418141 16-Dec-2010 15:19 Send private message

infrastructure?

With a limit of 50MB per person they could probably operate this with a residential BB connection of, say, 30GB, and wifi modem in each restaurant.

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  Reply # 418146 16-Dec-2010 15:30 Send private message

Your post is borderline trolling. You know exactly it's not like this.





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  Reply # 418150 16-Dec-2010 15:57 Send private message

What do McDonalds mean by limiting customers to 50MB per session? Once I use 50MB can I disconnect then reconnect and get another 50MB?

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  Reply # 418180 16-Dec-2010 17:00 Send private message

tombrownzz: What do McDonalds mean by limiting customers to 50MB per session? Once I use 50MB can I disconnect then reconnect and get another 50MB?


after you hit 50MB (regardless of reconnects) then you probably wont be able to do any more traffic on your specific MAC address (hardware id on wireless network card) until the next day.  If you can spoof your MAC address however....




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  Reply # 418185 16-Dec-2010 17:10 Send private message

This is old news And yes they using telstraclear plus you cannot access hotmail




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  Reply # 418196 16-Dec-2010 17:55 Send private message

NonprayingMantis: infrastructure?

With a limit of 50MB per person they could probably operate this with a residential BB connection of, say, 30GB, and wifi modem in each restaurant.


I'm curious what wifi hardware is enforcing the 50Mb limit.

A client of mine is having their free wifi abused really badly, so looking for a way to easily implement this.  Hence my questions about who is running the infrastructure.




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  Reply # 418242 16-Dec-2010 19:58 Send private message

nate:
NonprayingMantis: infrastructure?

With a limit of 50MB per person they could probably operate this with a residential BB connection of, say, 30GB, and wifi modem in each restaurant.


I'm curious what wifi hardware is enforcing the 50Mb limit.

A client of mine is having their free wifi abused really badly, so looking for a way to easily implement this.  Hence my questions about who is running the infrastructure.


campbell software, who i have dealt with in the past, sell zyxel kit and have hotspot products on their catalog.  you could give them a call and see what they can offer: http://www.campbell.co.nz/

alternatively, i'm sure there are  linux distros that can do all that when connected to a standard AP.




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  Reply # 418246 16-Dec-2010 20:16 Send private message

Still doesn't persuade me to eat at McDonalds I'm afraid.

On the other hand this is great news for obese New Zealanders.




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  Reply # 418247 16-Dec-2010 20:18 Send private message

nate:
NonprayingMantis: infrastructure?

With a limit of 50MB per person they could probably operate this with a residential BB connection of, say, 30GB, and wifi modem in each restaurant.


I'm curious what wifi hardware is enforcing the 50Mb limit.

A client of mine is having their free wifi abused really badly, so looking for a way to easily implement this.  Hence my questions about who is running the infrastructure.


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  Reply # 418625 17-Dec-2010 19:14 Send private message

cws82us: This is old news And yes they using telstraclear plus you cannot access hotmail


Does telstra block hotmail or does mcdonalds do it? What other sites are blocked? 

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  Reply # 418687 17-Dec-2010 23:16 Send private message

I wonder if after the McDonald's 50MB is used people can buy some on-line.   At Auckland City Council libraries it is 100MB per day free and that's all.  http://www.aucklandcitylibraries.com/aboutthelibraries/services/WIFI.aspx  Go back the next day if you want more.  There is no option to buy some if you want more.   It's a ridiculous system.  

And the council allows free internet by time on the fixed computers so people downloading videos blocks it for others.   I sat by a young school girl downloading half a dozen movies while she watched one.  The internet speed was of course hopeless.   

 The McDonald's website doesn't explain much:  http://mcdonalds.co.nz/#/home/promo3

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