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Old 02-23-2013, 08:13 PM   #1
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Wireless at parks?

Is there wireless Internet available yet at the theme parks?

Trying out the new My Disney Experience from the iPad and wondering how to connect when in the Parks!

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Old 02-23-2013, 08:18 PM   #2
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Old 02-23-2013, 08:21 PM   #3
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Old 02-23-2013, 09:18 PM   #4
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Is there wireless Internet available yet at the theme parks?

Trying out the new My Disney Experience from the iPad and wondering how to connect when in the Parks!

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I couldn't get the wifi at HS
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Old 02-24-2013, 12:16 AM   #5
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I couldn't get the wifi at HS
But it is there. We used it quite successfully in Oct.
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Old 02-24-2013, 12:27 AM   #6
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There is free wi-fi at all four theme parks and at DTD. But when it's extremely busy, the wi-fi service becomes somewhat unreliable.
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Old 02-24-2013, 12:29 AM   #7
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There is free wi-fi at all four theme parks and at DTD. But when it's extremely busy, the wi-fi service becomes somewhat unreliable.
Completely agree. I would not call the WiFi reliable yet.
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Old 02-24-2013, 12:45 AM   #8
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It seems to be also device dependent. I have not been able to access with Blackberry in 5 trips.
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Old 02-24-2013, 05:30 AM   #9
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We went over Christmas and even on Christmas Day we had good wifi service in magic kingdom. Couldn't fault it anywhere including the resorts.
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Old 02-24-2013, 05:52 AM   #10
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So far I haven't had any major issues in any of the parks or resorts using wifi on my iPod or laptop. At the resorts, it does kind of depend on your room location though. I've had many rooms where I connected fine the first time, and a couple rooms where it consistently took two or three attempts to get on, but once on, I was fine. I haven't had any connection issues in the parks at all, but I don't go during peak season so that may have something to do with it.
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Old 02-24-2013, 06:50 AM   #11
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We are here now and pleasantly surprised at how good was the coverage.

We are going to DHS today, so we'll see.

But from my experience so far, the park with the best signal was Epcot, followed by AK, and then MK, which had lousy wi fi.

We've been through president's week, and it was busy. Still we could use it.

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Thanks, very helpful info, we will be taking our I touch and would like to face time with my DS's family instead of walkie talkies! We've come a long way in a few short years!
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We went over Christmas and even on Christmas Day we had good wifi service in magic kingdom. Couldn't fault it anywhere including the resorts.
I got the opposite result at that time. The wifi would constantly drop for me and I would have to reconnect.
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Old 02-25-2013, 06:37 PM   #14
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Wireless at parks

DH used the wireless with his iTouch in October/November. MK had the best signal, but he said it worked in all the parks. It did randomly drop though.
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In late Oct early Nov I had no problems at MK Epcot and HS but never found eifi at AK or DtD
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