Pa. Turnpike gets free wi-fi

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Published: Feb 14 2013 07:00:00 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 15 2013 07:18:58 PM EST

It may cost you money to access the Pennsylvania Turnpike but now once you get on the highway the internet access is free.

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission says free Wi-Fi is now available at turnpike service plazas.

The Turnpike Commission is teaming up with Maryland-based HMSHost for the service.

The company is rebuilding the Turnpike's 17 service plazas.

Logging on is simple -- just select the name "“HMSHost-WiFi" when you're searching for available Wi-Fi networks.