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McDonald’s (s mcd), the fast food chain that is everywhere, is dropping the $3 charge for two hours of Wi-Fi access in its restaurants and will be giving it away, like those great toys in the Happy Meals. McDonald’s will begin offering free Wi-Fi in mid-January to encourage patrons to stay for longer periods. The move fits in with the chain’s desire to be seen as an alternative coffee shop for professionals. The free Wi-Fi will be obtainable in 11,000 of the 14,000 restaurants in the U.S., and will be provided by AT&T (s t).