Airports get C for tech traveler amenities

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Are airports equipped for the crunch of tech-savvy holiday travelers? Not really, according to a report from the folks at PCWorld, who say that only a fraction of the country’s airports are ready for takeoff when it comes to meeting passengers’ electronic needs.

“Overall, I would give the top 40 airports a C grade for accommodating tech-savvy travelers,” senior editor Mark Sullivan said. “The airports, together, offer an average of 5.5 outlets per gate. When you consider that most people are now carrying devices that need wireless service and battery charge-up, this number is woefully low.”

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