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  1. BillCase's Avatar
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    Default AT&T Free Wi-Fi?

    I know when you have a Blackberry you get free AT&T wi-fi at AT&T hot-spot locations.

    My question is can you log on with your laptop, or does the free wi-fi only apply to your phone?

    I have AT&T home DSL and if I take my laptop out I can log on at hot-spots for free using my home number info. I was wondering if it's the same deal with the Blackberry plan.

    Thanks in advance for any info!
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    From my knowledge I don't think it would work that way. However, if it were possible, you would need to be tethering using the AT&T Communication Manager. The ACM is what communicates to the AT&T wi-fi hot spot to auto login.
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    I don't think you can either. Having a home plan DSL, it could be possible. Have you called att? If this can be done with having att at home for PC, then I'm sure there is a work around for free hot spots for a laptop...

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    how do you get on the free att wifi? I have a blackberry bold with a data plan.
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    (this is just to my knowledge...I could be wrong)
    On the blackberry's AT&T's wifi is only available if you have a data plan (they block the feature if you don't have it).
    I'm pretty sure if you teether your BB it'll work, however att does charge for this.

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    how would they block it for the people who have DSL with att and not a wireless phone? They, those with elite service pack, have free wifi as well. Your reasoning must be flawed...

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