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Wi-Fi is no longer considered a privilege, but a right that passengers are beginning to expect will be available for free.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport plans to begin offering free Wi-Fi service next year through a two-step process. Starting Thursday, the airport will lower its daily rate to $4.95. The fees will be eliminated by next fall.

“Free Wi-Fi will make it easier for … passengers to conduct their professional and personal business during their time at the airport,” Aviation General Manager Louis Miller said in a prepared statement.

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Photo credit: Passengers at Atlanta-Hartsfield Airport. nesnet / Flickr.com

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