Starbucks to Offer Google WiFi
Over the next 18 months Starbucks is teaming up with Google to offer faster WiFi to all of it’s 7,000 company operated stores according to Google’s blog post today. You will be able to surf the web at speeds up to 10x faster than before.
Even better if you live in a city that offers Google Fiber then you can expect speeds up to 100x faster. Google and Starbucks both share the same goal in helping the make the Internet grow and become a better place. By making the Internet faster and more available to everyone is a step towards that goal. Internet connections at Starbucks stores over the years has become an important stop for many people from students to business people. During times like hurricane Sandy it was paramount for many students and people needing internet access. The new networks should roll out starting in August and continue over the next year and a half. You’ll know if your local Starbucks has the service when you can log into the “Google Starbucks” SSID. Google