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A worldwide hotel chain cheated to boost Wi-Fi fees

A worldwide hotel chain cheated to boost Wi-Fi fees
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These days it's almost impossible to go anywhere and not see people on their smartphones. These smarter, faster and stronger phones are also more connected than ever before.

But not if you stayed at one particular hotel.

Marriott Hotel Services must pay a fine of $600,000 to the FCC for denying customers a crucial amenity, one that many folks consider essential to everyday life.

We're talking about the Internet.

The Gaylord Opryland Marriott Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee was accused of blocking personal Wi-Fi hotspots and charging customers exorbitant fees to connect to the Internet. We're talking $250-$1,000 to connect to the hotel Wi-Fi.

Per gadget.

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