McDonalds WiFi and select mobile content

Get your Big Mac, computer WiFi and now mobile content at a participating McDonald's restaurant near you. In yet another goofy gimmick to try and sell more cheeseburgers, looks like McDonalds is now offering m-Venue, which gives diners to ability to browse and buy music selections from various publishers using their mobile handsets.

There are so many mobile offerings for music downloads and movie clips and previews, it's hard to understand what makes McDonald's offering so unique. Except for more teenage foot traffic into stores (which is not a bad thing), it's hard to imagine this initiative becoming a rousing success -- although a smaller success may be possible.


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