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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 ATT and while Starbucks visitors will still be able to get their free WiFi fix, it does look like there will be some improvements.

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Coming by way of the Google announcement, there is a mention of faster speeds. Google has said that once the switchover takes place you will be able to “surf the web at speeds up to 10x faster than before.” And in addition, those visiting a Starbucks that happens to be located in a Google Fiber city may see even faster speeds. For this Google has said the connection would be up to 100x faster.

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