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Battle for Users via Free Wi-Fi by the Search Engines

In this coming holiday season, the order of the business for three of the major search engine is none other than Free Wi-Fi Internet access. Google, Yahoo and Microsoft have recently announced their individual’s strategy in providing free Internet access in various places. For both Google and Yahoo, it is a totally free Internet access whereas Microsoft will be offering it with a little catch.

Starting from today Yahoo will be providing free Wi-Fi in Times Square and will last until next year. This is among the part of Yahoo’s campaign to be at the center of people’s online lives.

Google on the other side earlier announced that during the entire holiday season it will be offering free Wi-Fi Internet access on every flights of Virgin America. And most interestingly, Google’s promo starts today.

Now, here is another deal-Microsoft is also offering free Wi-Fi Internet access at some participating hot spots that are designated by both Microsoft and its partner in this endeavor, JiWire mobile advertising company. The deal says there will be free Wi-Fi access granted in exchange of one web search using Bing.It clearly means that it is a part of Microsoft’s continued marketing campaign for Bing.

So now you can think yourself for which has the better deal? Google’s offer seems to be fair enough while Microsoft is wickedly conceptualized though it might work somehow. And the best deal is of Yahoo’s one-year free Wi-Fi Internet access at Times Square. It would have been better if other places were included to.