From CNET News. Getting consistent, reliable access to the Internet at a hotel can be a challenge for business travelers; according to The New York Times.
I think this is something that most business travellers have come across- and the article hits the nail on the head- with more people using applications which use more bandwidth, you do get problems with access.
Just a few weeks ago I was using free internet access at a Faifield inn in Texas. I had major problems accessing my company VPN. But you know what they say about free… you get what you pay for.
One time a couple of years ago- when Wifi was not as widely available as it is today, I paid $50 USD for a day of wireless access at a hotel in Moscow. Unfortunately for me the hotel was so well built that the Wifi worked everywhere in the common areas- but not in my own room.
See the original article here