[maemo-users] [maemo-users] n800 not working at hotel hotspot

From: Quim Gil quimgil at gmail.com
Date: Mon Jan 15 07:44:20 EET 2007

I'm checking email with a N800 in a hotel in Helsinki. No problem
connecting, it works just as good as with my laptop.

On 1/15/07, Robson, Alan <alan.robson at viasat.com> wrote:
> I'm at a ramada hotel typing this email into Internet Explorer because for
> some reason, although my n800 picks up the hotspot loud and clear, the
> browser doesn't seem to redirect to the guest registration page and allow me
> to browse. I just get a message "network problem" in a dialog box on the
> screen.
> Should I expect this to happen at many hotspots ? How do these things work
> anyaway, they seem to hijack your attempt to fetch a home page and redirect
> you to a terms-and-conditions acceptance page. The access is free, but you
> have to click 'accept' to continue.
> Is there something different I should be doing to make this work - there was
> nothing I needed to do differently in my laptop.

Quim Gil /// http://desdeamericaconamor.org

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