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The WiFi Wall is Coming Down

More and more hotel companies have realized that if I could get free WiFi in a $10 a night guesthouse in Cambodia in 2009, I must be able to get it for free in a hotel 10 or 20 times that price.   All of the major hotel companies have been saying that it has been in the works for quite some time; but “coincidentally” many have begun offering some sort of free WiFi in the past months.    We can’t get too excited yet, in some cases free wifi comes with some restrictions.   According to HotelChatter’s 2014 WiFi report, Marriott, Starwood, Hilton, Hyatt, Intercontinental, and Wyndham did not offer free in-room internet as of the report’s April 2014 publication. WHERE ARE WE NOW? IHG :   You didn’t see this one coming from Intercon, but they were the first to announce in March 2013 that they would begin offering free WiFi for