Google launches service in India
27 September 2016 – Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc, said today it launched Google Station in India, a service that aims to deepen its reach across the country, as the search giant seeks to bring more people on to its Google platform.
Under the service, Google will roll out Wi-Fi hot spots in busy places such as malls and transit stations, as well as cafes and universities, the company said on Tuesday.
Google currently offers free Wi-Fi access at 53 railway stations across India and plans to scale up the service to 100 by year-end, the company said.
Google Station will also be launched in Indonesia and Philippines, the company announced.