Google Station, free Wi-Fi from Google, has arrived in Brazil. The eighth country in the world to receive the project, which aims to expand the Internet connection in emerging countries. More than 80 points have already been implemented in So Paulo and by 2020, other cities should receive the access station. To use Wi-Fi I don't need to install application, or know a password, just have a mobile phone to receive a verification code. The news was announced this Thursday (5), in Google for Brazil, in So Paulo.
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The idea of Station is to bring fast Internet to those who are offline or have a bad connection and make information universally accessible, as Google Brazil president Fabio Coelho explained. The promise of the executive that it will be possible to watch videos in high definition without interruption, for example.
In addition to Brazil, there are still over 1,000 Google Station points are spread across seven other countries: India, Indonesia, Mexico, Thailand, Nigeria, the Philippines and Vietnam.
Google Station arrives in Brazil with free Wi-Fi in So Paulo areas Photo: Nicolly Vimercate / dnetc
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To connect, simply select your Google Station network, click Start, and provide your phone number with DDD. A verification code will be sent by SMS and you must enter the four digits in the blank field. Tap Finish and you can now use the Internet.
Search for Google Station on Wi-Fi and enter mobile number Photo: Divulgao / Google
Where to find free WiFi from Google
Currently, more than 80 Internet points are operating in public spaces in So Paulo. CPTM parks, squares and train stations are on the list. Between them:
- Chico Mendes
- Largo da Concria
- Praa Silva Teles
- Barra Funda Station
- Pine Trees
All points in Brazil can be viewed on the Google Station Map (station.google/intl/en/#map).
Google provides map of points with free Wi-Fi Photo: Divulgao / Google
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