Internet is something that has become everyone’s need today. People use internet for networking purpose, for finding information over the web, for entertainment purpose etc. For many people internet serves as a working medium also.
Around 3 lakhs of free and paid Wi-Fi locations are present all over the world. If you’re interested in finding free or paid hotspots in your location/region then here are the three sites that definitely worths a visit and a bookmark too.
Sites for finding free Wi-Fi HotSpots:
1] JiWire – WiFi Finder:
This is the best Wi-Fi HotSpot finder among many others that i have found. In JiWire’s registry, there are 297,008 free and paid Wi-Fi locations in 145 countries. To locate a Wi-Fi hotspot in your region or area, go to this link JiWire. There you will see a world map.
Click on the region in that world map where you want to locate a Wi-Fi hotspot OR for searching with advanced search options click on the link “Click here for more search options” (see the above screenshot)
This is how JiWire advanced search looks like:
You can filter Wi-Fi locations on the basis of country , state , city, access fee, proximity, Provider, Location name, Location type etc. Finally the search results can be obtained on the map or in the form of list.
2: HotSpot Locations – The Wireless Directory:
This directory contains around 33913 Wi-Fi locations. You can filter out the locations on the basis of country, state, city or zip etc. You can also specify the operator type and location type (like Airport, hotel, restaurant etc).
For getting only free Wi-Fi locations make sure you check “Only free hotspots“. (see screenshot below)
After selecting any particular hotspot, you can view it’s location on map also. To access this HotSpot location fiinder go to this link
Free-HotSpot has got very easy to use interface and shows only free Wi-Fi hotspots. One unique thing about this Hotspot finder is that it will show you the current status of HotSpot also. For instance if a HotSpot is currently active then it will be shown by a green flag and for inactive one’s the red flag is used. For hotspots with unknown status, a yellow flag is used.
Enter the name of the location where you want to search for the Hotspots in the search field (see screenshot above) and press enter. This will return all the available HotSpots in that region. Click any of them and it will be shown on the map with its status.
On hovering the mouse over Filters>> (see screenshot above) a drop down menu appears which enables you to filter the HotSpots on the basis of their of Current status and Location type. You may access free-hotspots at this link
We hope this article will help you in finding out a Wi-Fi locations around you. Do let us know in comments if you know any other good HotSpot finder. We would be glad to hear from you.