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lance4k
20-06-2006, 12:59 PM
if u have a laptop with a wi-fi card, and u go to a cafe where telecom has a wif-fi hotspot, how do u log into it? Because telecom say travellers from overseas will be able to come to new zealand and use the internet from wi-fi hotspots with their laptops and wi-fi card. Where would travellers from say,usa, get the user names and passwords from to login to the service?

Webbase
20-06-2006, 01:22 PM
If it is free they wont have to authenticate it will just connect.

If it is a paid service, then they will purchase a card with login details.

somebody
20-06-2006, 01:42 PM
http://www.telecom.co.nz/content/0,8748,204163-1272,00.html

Marmion
20-06-2006, 07:44 PM
Yea, it ain't free unless you're an xtra broadband customer, and then it counts against your usual download cap.
If you are from overseas/not xtra customer, you can buy a pre-paid card, or you can use your credit card (I think?).
Simply turn on wireless, open up your browser, and follow the instructions there.