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Intel logo Intel Sponsors Free Wi-Fi for 'One Unwired Day' Today
By Mike Pasini, The Imaging Resource
(Thursday, September 25, 2003 - 12:00 EDT)

Pack your laptop and image CDs and run down to your local java hut to upload your photos for free today, courtesy of Intel.

Intel is teaming up today with leading wireless Internet service providers, notebook manufacturers, retailers, hotspot location owners, and content and software providers in the U.S. to celebrate the wireless lifestyle.

Free wireless Internet access for the day and Wi-Fi festivals in several urban areas are among the scheduled events.

Bring your wireless-enabled notebook to try Wi-Fi access free at thousands of locations like bookstores, hotels, cafes, airports and restaurants across the country.

Access exclusive content, music and video from Barenaked Ladies, Seal, R.E.M., Robert Randolph & The Family Band and other top artists or download the September issue of Business 2.0 to read at your leisure. Listen to your favorite artists with MUSICMATCH or synch-and-go with the latest news from MSNBC.com Wireless Traveler.

See live performances by Michael Bublé, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Joshua Redman and other top artists when you drop by One Unwired Day Festivals in New York City , San Francisco, Chicago and special events in Seattle and Portland. Enjoy free Wi-Fi access, demos and prizes, and test-drive notebook PCs with Intel Centrino mobile technology.

If you can't make it to one of the events, look for the roving mobility team spotting public Wi-Fi users in any of these cities. If they spot you, you may win an instant prize.

To find locations and events, visit Intel.

Original Source Press Release:

Intel Begins the Countdown to 'One Unwired Day' on Sept. 25

WHAT: Mobile PC users can enjoy a free trial of public wireless Internet access at thousands of public Wi-Fi hotspot locations across the United States on Thursday, Sept. 25, through a nationwide event called "One Unwired Day."
One Unwired Day is designed to show businesspeople and consumers the immediate benefits of the unwired lifestyle, encourage them to try Wi-Fi services free of charge and provide opportunities to try notebook PCs based on Intel(R) Centrino(TM) mobile technology.

WI-FI TRIALS: A list of hotspots offering free trial Wi-Fi access on Sept. 25 is available at www.intel.com/unwire.

FESTIVALS: Free trial Wi-Fi access will also be available at One Unwired Day festivals in New York City, Chicago, and San Francisco, and events in Seattle. The festivals will feature live concerts, product demonstrations, and prize packages including notebook PCs based on Intel Centrino mobile technology, wireless home networking products from Linksys, and Wayport wireless access cards. The festivals will be held at South Street Seaport in New York City, the North Riverside Plaza in Chicago and Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco.

SPONSORS: One Unwired Day is sponsored by Intel and leading wireless Internet service providers, notebook PC manufacturers, retailers, hotspot location owners, and content and software providers. Platinum sponsors include Cometa Networks, IBM, MUSICMATCH, Panasonic Computer Solutions Company, PC Club, SurfHere Service by Toshiba, T-Mobile USA, Toshiba, Verizon and Warner Bros. Records/Reprise Records. Other sponsors are listed at www.intel.com/unwire.

Intel, Intel Centrino are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.

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