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is there wireless internet in poland


mat_the_man 1 | -  
28 Jun 2008 /  #1
i got an laptop and i was woundering if i should take it with me to poland? could i get onto someones wireless internet?
puercoespin - | 129  
28 Jun 2008 /  #2
no there isn't, we don't internet either :)
dtaylor 9 | 823  
28 Jun 2008 /  #3
if you can get the mice to turn the wheel quick enough, u might just get enough power for the internet...
wildrover 98 | 4,451  
28 Jun 2008 /  #4
I have wireless internet in Poland....thanks to Orange....works fine....
puercoespin - | 129  
28 Jun 2008 /  #5
i was just pulling his leg..

there is many places in Poland where you can get onto wireless..
i don't know about other cities but for sure you can connect to wireless in Wrocław downtown and it's free
ukpolska  
29 Jun 2008 /  #6
In Puławy, we are one of the first towns in Poland to have totally free wireless internet, although it is not fast (250kbs) it is enough to sort out email and such like. I know for a fact that the centre of Krakow has free wireless internet because I have used it and you will find most cities have hotspots. See link below: WiFi free hotspots in 91 cities across Poland.
telefonitika  
29 Jun 2008 /  #7
could i get onto someones wireless internet?

not without their wireless key if its a security enabled network you wont!

wi-fi hotspots allow you to connect obviously :)
Stefek - | 9  
13 Sep 2008 /  #8
no, use 2 coconuts connected with string
polishgirltx  
13 Sep 2008 /  #9
2 coconuts

i used to use 2 plastic cups...net just works faster that way...
Stefek - | 9  
13 Sep 2008 /  #10
hahaha yes, I suppose plastic cups are easier to find than coconuts, it's not as though they grow on trees :)
McCoy 27 | 1,269  
13 Sep 2008 /  #11
what's the internet?
Ewcinka - | 27  
13 Sep 2008 /  #12
could i get onto someones wireless internet?

Well... you could if you're lucky...I live in Warsaw in one of those ugly concrete buildings and some of my neighbours have wireless routers... I think they don't like to bother with security... so out of three different networks there are two without a password...
Dekameron 1 | 146  
14 Sep 2008 /  #13
Ze internet is coming, hide your children ! No seriously we use coal powered internet here in Poland we're not barbarians just because we live in caves you know.
sobieski 107 | 2,128  
14 Sep 2008 /  #14
Imagine that since recently we even have cars and other mechanical vehicles here :) And steam-driven calculators :) Even the blasted I-phone can be bought here .
What a question that is of a very ignorant twit.
Wifi is available in may places, though mostly they are hotspots you have to pay for.
I am using an I-plus card in my laptop. Suits me fine out of home for mailing and surfing.
dtaylor 9 | 823  
14 Sep 2008 /  #15
I doubt the guy was being ignorant, just maybe lacked the knowledge.
I get asked a few times if there are hotspots free of charge. Market square is the only one i know of. Plus onet, but thats a trade secret;)
Dazza 1 | 33  
14 Sep 2008 /  #16
Krakow has plenty of free wireless hotspots / bars cafes too :)
dtaylor 9 | 823  
14 Sep 2008 /  #17
ive just not looked for them yet. but please share with us:) i know about the bars, but other places would be nice too:)
keithw - | 1  
15 Sep 2008 /  #18
I will be traveling to Poland in about a year from now and will be in major cities, and some very small cities. I was wondering is there any service providers that offers National Broadband Wireless, for example I could be anywhere in Poland (major cities, or out in the countryside) and still get wireless internet access. In the United States Verizon Wireless offers this sort of service (see b2b.vzw.com/broadband/coveragearea.html).

Thanks for your help in advance,

Keith
clouddancer - | 25  
16 Sep 2008 /  #19
All cellphone providers offer wireless, at least the three still considered to be the majors. Orange has Orange Free, Era has blueconnect, and Plus has iPlus. In your case I think you'd be interested in their prepaid service? Otherwise you'd have to sign a 24-month contract.

The rates per MB are pretty horrid in the prepaid service, but it's getting chepaer, so a year from now it might look a bit better.

Compare:

Orange Free (prepaid)
Blueconnect (prepaid)
iPlus simdata (prepaid)

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