Over 1000 public buildings across the UK - including libraries, museums, sports centres and transport hubs - are being upgraded to offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, as part of a nationwide £150m initiative.
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Just after a year of creating the Internet.org project, Facebook is at it again. They have made plans with the Rutherford County School District to bring free WiFi to its students.
Microsoft is promoting its Office 365 offering in the UK by offering free unlimited WiFi access on the London Overground network, and at selected National Rail stations, in association with The Cloud.
Eyetease Media announced today that it will launch CabWifi in 2013. The project will add free WiFi access to all of London's well known black cabs, in exchange for seeing a short ad every 15 minutes.
One of the world's largest telecommunications providers has launched a trial in which free Wi-Fi access is provided in exchange for picking up dog poop - the greater the weight, the longer you'll get.
AT&T will try out a free WiFi service in September in the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport where users will be forced to occasionally view a video ad while using the WiFi network.
Next week, Microsoft and Skype are offering residents of Spain free amounts of WiFi at over 24,000 hotspots next week as a part of Microsoft's World Mobile Congress marketing promotions.
Skype is giving out one hour of free WiFi access at many US airport terminals from December 21-27 for travelers who have a PC or Mac notebook, or an iOS device with the Skype app installed.