Facebook’s check-in based free Wi-Fi rolling out nationally with Cisco’s help

Facebook's check-in based free Wi-Fi rolling out nationally with Cisco's helpLast year, Facebook began trialing a novel approach to Wi-Fi: it gave consumers free access to high-speed internet in exchange for checking in at a business. Starting today, it's expanding that initiative even further with the help of Cisco. The two companies are collaborating on what's being called CMX for Facebook Wi-Fi. That branding is a bit of a mouthful, but for end users it's largely the same experience. When you visit a participating retailer, hotel, or other business, hopping onto Wi-Fi is as easy as joining the local network and checking in with your Facebook account. …

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Facebook’s check-in based free Wi-Fi rolling out nationally with Cisco’s help

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