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free wifi at Heathrow Terminal 5 ( UK )

For various reasons, I'll be forced to spend a good few hours at Heathrow tomorrow.
Are there any free wifi hotspots in Terminal 5?
If there are, is it easy to connect to them?
I use pay-as-you-go and change the sim, so data is pricey.
I want to play around with my new ipad
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Old 03.07.2012, 18:59
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Re: free wifi at Heathrow Terminal 5

i still have a UK t-mobile sim card which i always use when i'm passing through heathrow. it costs something like 2 for a day, so pretty good.
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Old 03.07.2012, 19:45
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Re: free wifi at Heathrow Terminal 5

I have a boingo mobile account. May not be what you're looking for, but I find it really useful in most airports, many hotels and coffee shops as well as Swiss trains. I think I pay $8/month. It's the mobile one, that works on phones and tablets.
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Re: free wifi at Heathrow Terminal 5

The service is Boingo and last month I got my first 45minutes free. Not sure if that is an ongoing offer.

As far as I could see that was the only wifi hotspot provider in Terminal 5. Otherwise you could get a dongle.
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Re: free wifi at Heathrow Terminal 5

if you have access to the BA lounge, there is free wifi in there. The password is on the screens in the lounge, or also available on the BA app
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Old 04.07.2012, 00:16
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Re: free wifi at Heathrow Terminal 5

oh. i was just in T5 yesterday, the south lounge wifi password is 'japan1' it will probably still be the same tomorrow.
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Re: free wifi at Heathrow Terminal 5

Whew! At first I read it as "Free wife at Heathrow..."!!
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oh. i was just in T5 yesterday, the south lounge wifi password is 'japan1' it will probably still be the same tomorrow.
it changes only every month or so...it was budapest in May and June, so will probably be japan1 all July.
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Old 04.07.2012, 00:32
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it changes only every month or so...it was budapest in May and June, so will probably be japan1 all July.
was budapest in feb too.
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Re: free wifi at Heathrow Terminal 5

Anyone have a password for Terminal 1 - I have a transfer this Friday.
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if you have access to the BA lounge, there is free wifi in there. The password is on the screens in the lounge, or also available on the BA app
It also works very well just outside the lounge
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Re: free wifi at Heathrow Terminal 5

We are at terminal 5 now with a 3 hour layover. Does anyone have a current username and password? Thanks
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Old 09.09.2012, 13:18
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Re: free wifi at Heathrow Terminal 5

Storm into the lounge, explain that you were delayed 24 hours because BA cancelled your flight, and that you'll add all sorts of phone bills on to your compensation claim if they don't let you freshen up inside the lounge and use their wifi.
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