On the downside, we are hearing reports of some airports cutting back on free WiFi. Whaaattt? It's apparently true, according to articles in both Travel+Leisure and Travel Weekly. Are they crazy? If airports haven't learnt anything about what passengers want, they are totally missing the point of the "passenger experience" (PaxEx) movement.
On the upside, WiFox has got travelers everywhere talking! WiFox is a continually updated interactive global map of free airport WiFi spots. WiFox features both free airport WiFi information and restricted-access airport WiFi, complete with passwords.
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A digital nomad who has been living on the road for the past 5 years, Anil has clearly thought of everything:
- A low price for the iPhone and Android apps makes WiFox affordable for all
- The WiFox website version is free - perfect for travelers
- An offline version of WiFox can be easily downloaded prior to travel, giving you the information when you most need it
- Users are encouraged to submit passwords to WiFox when they discover restricted-access airport WiFi during their travels
Giveaway: enter to win 1 of 20 promo codes for a free copy of the WiFox App (ends at midnight on October 16)!
Isn't life grand?
Our suggestion for airport authorities who are worried about the annoying their rent-paying tenants who are offering WiFi access to their customers only - and wish to keep it that way:
Wake up and smell the virtual roses: implement, bring back or keep FREE AIRPORT WIFI for all airport visitors.
WiFox App Provides WiFi Passwords for Airports Around the World - Hole in the Donut
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WiFox App - FoxNomad
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#WiFox - check out the hashtag on Twitter
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