The web in hotels now goes wireless. – Macitynet.it
For several months now, it has been possible to stay in medium-high level hotels and enjoy (free or paid), directly in your room, a connection to the web via your faithful laptop.Marriott International (includes the brands Marriott, JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, Renaissance, Residence Inn, Courtyard, TownePlace Suites, Fairfield Inn, SpringHill Suites and Ramada International), the world leader in so-called lodging, manages exactly 2,500 hotels (yesterday the inauguration of the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, in Phoenix in Arizona) scattered around every corner of the planet and for about a year now has been providing this service in 400 of these, today it also intends to implement the Wi-Fi system (instructions on the site refer, unfortunately, only to the Wintel world). , the world leader in the category, which supplies the web system to these hotels, STSN (owned by Intel and Marriott), born in March 1998 in Salt Lake City, Utah, and always STSN will also add Wi-Fi wireless connections (in the IEEE 802.11a and IEEE 802.11b standards) to the hi-speed lines that reach the hotels.Marriott also includes some outside the USA in the 400 hotels involved, such as in Great Britain and Germany, the wireless wireless coverage of public spaces in hotels, which will end in spring 2003. On average, the price to take advantage of this plus in hotel rooms is equivalent to ten dollars a day.