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Free wifi in Copenhagen centre?

17 August 2010

What's public wifi coverage like in Copenhagen? Can anyone recommend any good ways to get decent wifi, maybe a nice little cafe we can track down? maintains a list of hotspots, but the limits on my knowledge of Danish and also of streets in Copenhagen means I don't really know what to make of it:

... Is that good?

Can anyone provide more information? I think our hotel might be paid-for wifi after all, and I doubt if our apartment has it...

My experience is that almost

18. August 2010 - 2:18

My experience is that almost every cafe has limited wifi. All of them require you to buy something before giving you the code and many of them limit how long you can use the wifi for.

The best luck I had was to go to public libraries. Or even sit outside a public library on my iPhone after they closed. Sometimes I was able to get access.

Here is some more info:

Advance registration for Gratis Danmark / S-train

18. August 2010 - 15:59

"... If you are travelling with your own laptop, you could also jump on a S-train, which all have free WiFi. But since you need to activate your account through an email confirmation, it's a good idea to register beforehand, which can be done on the Gratis Danmark website" - you need to have a Danish postcode. I've used the first result I got for a search for "Copenhagen postcode" and it seems to have worked fine.

Below I've tried to cut and paste the links it gives you to the non-S-train portals. They're not much more use than a textual list, I don't think: they all go to pointless branded portals for each of the hotspots. Maybe someone can get something else out of them by clicking around.




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