Starbucks offers freeWIi Fi just 13 years after Mother Hubbards Sports Pub Chicago- ( Chicago Daily News )
In 1997 Mother Hubbards Sports Pub installed a free internet kiosk and then wireless WiFi. Before Boing , before any hotels and years before Starbucks offered their "pay" version of wi fi.
Mother Hubbards has offered Free Wi Fi continuosly for the last 13 years and was never down for even one day. International travelors knew to stop by MH because their hotels had not installed Internet service or only offered dial up.
Mother Hubbards is still the only place in Downtown Chicago to offer 22 satellite receivers so that every sporting event can be shown simultaneously on our over 50 giant screens, plasmas and LCDs.