Google is ending its public Station WiFi programme

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Google announced via TechCrunch that they are ending Google Station, a free public Wi-Fi programme which was launched in over 400 railway stations in India, and thousands more in other public places globally. The programme will eventually wind down globally this year.

The programme was launched in 2015 in an effort to help people access the Internet, but as mobile data prices became cheaper Google Station soon became unnecessary. Google explored monetizing the service by showing ads to users when signing into the service, but it had become difficult for Google to sustain the business model and scale up.

Google Station is currently available in India, Indonesia, Mexico, Thailand, Nigeria, the Philippines, Brazil, Vietnam, and South Africa.

Are you residing in any of the mentioned countries where Google Station is available? Will it affect you once the programme finally ends?
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  • Profile picture of the author Kinasa Kimara
    Yes, I'm living in India. That Won't affect much. As you said data prices are very cheaper now a day. so that won't create problem for us in India.
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