56% of business travelers said that a Wi-Fi connection was the most needed amenity when booking a hotel room https://t.co/WcynEIZS5a
— Quartz (@qz) July 31, 2014
[dropcap]A[/dropcap]t home, your computer automatically connects to your Wi-Fi, but outside its confines, it’s a struggle. Travellers have many options to weigh while selecting a hotel, and Wi-Fi tops the list. Whether it is video calling, browsing or streaming movies, we are dependent on wireless internet connections for most of our activities. A wide bandwidth, a good download speed and a reasonable upload speed need to be taken into account before cursing the hotel staff for slow internet speeds.
Taking matters into your own hands
Hotel Wi-Fi Test swoops in to end your troubles. It’s an online prediction tool that tests the speed of Wi-Fi in hotels, and gives concise data on the expected speed and maximum speed you can hope to expect.
View WiFi speed info directly on Hotels.com, Expedia, Booking.com and TripAdvisor!
The browser, an extension of the site, displays the accommodation rate of each hotel, the percentage of confidence of existing speeds of Wi-Fi, and automatically links hotels to prominent travel sites.
“After a one-click install, the extension will automatically display the WiFi information block whenever you open a hotel page on Hotels.com, Expedia, Booking.com, or TripAdvisor; no additional actions are required.” Hotel WiFi Test
The browser has released test results for hotels in New York, San Francisco, Las Vegas, London, Singapore, Bangkok, Amsterdam and Hong Kong. Check it out now. It’s all over the internet.