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What's The Most Expensive WiFi You've Seen?

from the ah,-tethering dept

I do a fair bit of traveling and, while I try to avoid it, there are times when I really have no choice but to pay up for WiFi (and why is it always the expensive hotels that charge more for it, while the cheap hotels offer free WiFi?). At times, the prices seem really crazy, but Parker sends over a screenshot of the cost of WiFi that he discovered at Toronto's International Centre, which seemed a bit extreme: $6.95 for just 30 minutes. Or $99 for a full day. You could get the two day package for a bargain at $159. I'm not sure I want to know what the difference between "Ultra-Lite Wireless" (the prices you see here) and "Extreme Wireless" might be, but it seems doubly ridiculous to think that $99 per day only gets you "ultra-lite" wireless.
Anyway, I don't think I've seen prices like that before, but I'm curious if anyone has any stories that can top that?

Filed Under: overvaluing, wifi


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    Anonymous Coward, 26 Oct 2011 @ 6:41am

    Re:

    Either you forgot the /s or just are clueless regarding money rates, as The Canadian Dollar is only a few cents less than the US Dollar. Not to long ago like 2 months or so it was actually worth more than the US Dollar.

    A few years from now after all the Federal Reserve quantitative easing and other monetizing of the US Federal Debt the Canadian Dollar will be worth 10 times more than the US Dollar.

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