Accessing the internet for free around Europe


Accessing the internet for free around Europe is becoming increasingly straightforward as more businesses make a connection part of their standard appeal to subscribers. You will know how to access free internet connection all over Europe? Types of internet connection detail.

Free Internet access across Europian countries


With people requiring near constant access as part of business mobile phones and more general browsing, it's now become essential to maintain a strong mobile infrastructure in cities and towns. However, there are some variations in terms of how and where you can access the Internet for free around Europe, and what some of the ongoing factors are in terms of limited access and security.

Types of free Internet


Free Internet access in Europe generally means Wi-Fi access via hotspots. These are locally based Internet connections with a wireless network, and tend to be based around a single property. Users log onto a local network using a password, or occasionally log on without one if they can pick up a signal. This access is generally focused around large cities, and provides an alternative to charges for a connection in some Internet cafes, hotels and other businesses.

Some locations also offer fixed computer access for a limited time, most notably in libraries, and via BT Open Zone Hot Spot wireless connections that require a small payment. A free Wi-Fi connection can be a useful alternative, in this context, to using 3G and 4G connections on phones to access the Internet. While speeds are increasing, with Wi-Max and 4G becoming more available, roaming charges are high - Vodafone charge 2.50 Euros per Mb.

Common Locations


Some common locations for finding Wi-Fi Internet include coffee shops, hotels, restaurants, libraries, Universities, and some businesses. Large chains tend to be able to subsidise wireless Internet networks in the hope that customers will make a purchase while using their connections. In the case of coffee shops like Starbucks, it's often necessary to make a purchase to find out the log in code. In terms of chains that typically provide wireless Internet connections, Radisson Blue Hotels, McDonalds, Wetherspoons and Costa Coffee branches are among the most common in the UK and Europe.

Best Countries for free Internet connection


If you're looking for the best countries to visit with free Internet connections on a holiday, then you may be surprised by the results. While significant investment has been made in the UK, and particularly London, for free wireless for the Olympics, as well as in Swindon, the UK does lag behind some countries. Eastern European and Scandinavian countries tend to be better, in some cases, for general connectivity. This is the case in Finland, as well as Estonia and Moldova, with the latter having invested in providing multiple free wireless spots around towns and cities.

Caution and Security when using free WIFI connection


It's important to note the importance of security and caution when using free wireless connections, and especially if conducting business transactions. Your computer or phone should have an encrypted connection that prevents other users from accessing your data, and should be configured to enable multiple passwords when logging in. It's also worth being careful when it comes to making payments online on public connections.

Read One weird trick to use free internet on any USB dongle


Related Articles

Review of Beam broadband internet speed

Here you can find my experience of Beam broadband internet service. I have provided details about internet speed, broadband issues, and challenges faced while using Beam broadband internet service. Read this article below to find more about Beam broadband.

Fujitsu F-074 waterproof smartphone – Specifications, features and price in India

Fujitsu F-074 waterproof smartphone specifications, features and price in India are given here. Fujitsu Limited, a Japanese multinational company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan has unveiled a branded new android phone at an event held at Banglore. Dubbed as Fujitsu F-074, the smartphone would come along tagged as a waterproof and scratch resistant device. Teamed up with telecom operator Tata DoCoMo, Fujitsu aims high over the performance of its device in the Indian market.

Review of Liquipel, a nano-coating for making mobile phones waterproof

Are you panicking about the accidental liquid spills and splashes on your mobile devices? Are you worried that the vital components inside the device may get destructed due to the liquid spills? End all your worries right here for there is already a blessed solution Liquipel, a new technology that protects your devices from liquid spills or corrosion.

HTC Titan Windows 7.5 Mango phone - Specifications and User Review

Full phone specifications of HTC Titan Windows 7.5 Mango phone, user review of HTC Titan, Limitations or Drawbacks of HTC Titan Windows 7.5 Mango, Hardware Specifications, Camera Specifications, and Software specifications are given here; HTC Titan is a new Windows phone 7.5 Mango from HTC. Price in Europe of HTC Titan is EUR 617.50.

Sony Ericsson LT 28 Aoba with 13 MP camera- Features and Specifications

Features and specifications of Sony Ericsson LT 28 Aoba and expected price in provided here. Leaked photos and sample pictures taken from 13 MP camera Sony Ericsson LT 28 Android smartphone is also included here. The phone will be having dual core processor and expected that release date will be on CES 2012.

More articles: Broadband Internet Smartphones

Comments

No responses found. Be the first to comment...


  • Do not include your name, "with regards" etc in the comment. Write detailed comment, relevant to the topic.
  • No HTML formatting and links to other web sites are allowed.
  • This is a strictly moderated site. Absolutely no spam allowed.
  • Name:
    Email: