WiFi Hotspot

Google WiFi Passport gets soft launch in Jakarta

One of Google's long-term aspirations, aside from becoming the world's repository of information, is to help get everyone on the planet connected to the Internet. The company has rather quietly started a service in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta that will let netizens connect to the Internet in an easier, or at least more affordable, way.

Starbucks WiFi provider shifts from AT&T to Google

Free WiFi has long been available at Starbucks locations and while that is not going away, there will soon be a change in providers. Basically, it looks like Google will be taking things over from AT&T and while Starbucks visitors will still be able to get their free WiFi fix, it does look like there will be some improvements.

GOWEX lighting up New York with free Wi-Fi

GOWEX, for those not familiar with the name, is a company that promises to "reinvent your city" and transform it into a Wireless Smart City. That being the case, it looks like they have begun transforming a new city -- New York. Based on details we have seen, GOWEX will be rolling out nearly 2000 hotspots across the city. Or more specifically, they have said they will be offering 1,953 hotspots in and around some of the biggest neighborhoods of the city.
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