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Old Dec 17, 10, 7:10 pm
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Free wifi coming to DCA & IAD

Not tomorrow exactly, but sometime "this spring", according to numerous stories such as http://washingtonexaminer.com/local/...ional-airports
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Old Dec 19, 10, 5:59 pm
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Thank goodness! I am always in and out of DCA or IAD, and rely on my Blackberry for internet. That's one thing I love on the return trips from PIT, however. I'm always at the airports early, so wifi will be nice. Thank you MWAA :-P
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Old Feb 11, 11, 10:15 am
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I'm now hearing that April 15, 2011 will be the changeover date to free wifi. Hope that turns out to be true.
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Old Feb 12, 11, 6:44 am
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Excellent ... just in time for my next trip!
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Old Mar 29, 11, 8:23 pm
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It was confirmed today that IAD and DCA will have FREE WIFI starting 4/15.
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Old Mar 30, 11, 11:36 am
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Great news - I enjoyed this at SFO the last few times that I've been...now it won't be so bad to wait around at either airport

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Old Mar 30, 11, 3:45 pm
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Well, this'll certainly affect my decision when it comes time to consider renewing my airport club membership . . .
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Old Mar 30, 11, 7:47 pm
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I've heard (no confirmation yet) that the Red Carpet Clubs expect to be able to provide much better (faster?) wifi to compete with free airport wifi. Club membership might still be valuable.
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Old Apr 5, 11, 9:45 am
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Good news. Just be careful with free wifi. I got a nice trojan loaded onto my system the last time I did free airport wifi - at IAH.
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Old Apr 5, 11, 11:16 am
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Would be great if the signal reached as far as Gravelly Point.
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Old Apr 14, 11, 12:25 pm
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Originally Posted by DeafFlyer View Post
Would be great if the signal reached as far as Gravelly Point.
Or my condo, exactly .45 miles from the end of the shorter runway - but that's from a runway...not the terminal.

Still, it will be nice to have this for sure at the airport...especially at long connections at IAD!

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Old Apr 17, 11, 1:35 pm
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Wireless live at IAD

Posted this in the UAL forum because I thought it would be of most interest to UAL people since A/C/D terminals are UA, but evidently I made the wrong posting choice.

Anywho, free WIFI went live at IAD on 4/15. I was at the airport this morning and found the signal pretty good throughout. Use the AT&T network.
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Old Apr 17, 11, 7:39 pm
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Does the AT&T landing page still identify your location as "Dulles International Airport, Baltimore, Maryland" ?
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Old Apr 18, 11, 11:49 am
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Good reporting

Thanks, Annandaler, for yet another scoop about MWAA. You've run up an impressive track record [tips cap]
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Old Apr 18, 11, 2:17 pm
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Thanks, Annandaler, for yet another scoop about MWAA. You've run up an impressive track record [tips cap]
Agreed entirely ... tips bowler hat, being British!

I hope to meet up for a beer next month
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