Free Wi-Fi Anywhere in Korea!

Travelling or Living in Korea? You’re looking for some free Wi-Fi hotspots so you can leech off for free right? Many places like McDonald’s, Starbucks, Caffe Bene and even some taxis offer free Wi-Fi, but for some odd reason passwords aren’t made so clear.  FEAR NOT….. Here’s are some quick tips so you can unlock free Wi-Fi anywhere you go in Korea!!!

It is true when one say’s Korea is one of the most wired country in the world. The capital city Seoul offers free Wi-Fi almost everywhere. The city has reportedly made contracts with three major telecommunication companies so that by 2015, people will be able to use free wireless internet anywhere in Seoul. No need for logins or passwords, so be on the lookout for “Seoul Wi-Fi”

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Also, Korea has number of common routers which come with preset factory passwords. Although many people do change it but in surprise number of people leave the factory password intact. Many Business houses and big corporations also offer Wi-Fi but but don’t readily reveal their passwords. If you want to enjoy free Wi-Fi in Korea, search the Wi-Fi name mention below and try out the given passwords. However, it’s not 100% guaranteed to work, but then again chances are high that you’ll be scoring and leeching some free Wi-Fi wherever you go in Korea.

 

Wi-Fi Spot

Password

KT SSID, KT_WLAN 1234567890/123456789a/123456789c
KWI-B2200T, KWI-2200 SHOW3382 | password
Egg 택시 (taxi) SHOW3382
HellowD (헬로우 디), Hellowireless, SO070VOIP 534f4b4354
Tbroadnet 123456789 / a123456789
SK a123456789
맥도날드 (McDonalds) 16005252 (McDonald’s delivery phone number)
스타벅스 (Starbucks) Phone number of the Starbucks you’re at (see receipt)
iptime, anygate, zio, linksys no default passwords
 SSID “U+ Zone lguplus100″ (first letter is small L)

 

Some other Important Places:

 

* Subways

You can use free Wi-Fi at indoor platforms of subway stations.
* Not available in the subway or bus as sign-up for contract for official internet services (KT, SKT and U+) needed.

 

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Choose “FREE_U+zone”

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Open Internet window and then click the ad

 

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Wait for 30 seconds

 

 

4

You can change website address once it moves into a certain website automatically.

 

* KTX

available for 10 mins. use only on board.

 

* Prepaid card

If you want to browse internet while on the road and in the subway, should buy a prepaid card from convenience stores in Seoul and Gyeonggi such as Seven Eleven, C&U and GS25, which is called Olleh from KT.

1 day pass: 3,300 KRW, 4 day pass: 9,900 KRW

Lets check it out before use. -> first.wifi.olleh.com/en/index_new.html

 

 

 

 

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