NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has approved a new deal with Boingo Wireless that will give travelers up to 30 minutes of free Internet access at the New York City area’s major airports.
Once the complimentary minutes are up, a daily rate of $7.95 or a monthly fee of $9.95 applies, CBS 2 reported.
It currently costs travelers $4.95 an hour or $7.95 for 24 hours to access the Internet at the airports.
The Global Gateway Alliance, an airport advocacy group, says the plan is similar to many used at airports around the country, though some airports do offer unlimited Wi-Fi.
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