MEXICO CITY – Alphabet’s Google said on Tuesday that it will launch a network of free Wi-Fi hotspots across Mexico, part of the search giant’s effort to improve connectivity in emerging markets and put its products in the hands of more users.
Journalists wait at a news conference, for the launch of Google Station, a network of free WI-FI hotspots across the country, beginning in Mexico City, March 13, 2018.
Google Station, an ad-supported network of Wi-Fi hotspots in high-traffic locations, is launching in Mexico with 56 hotspots and others planned, the company said.
Mexico will be Google Station’s third market following India and Indonesia, and the first in Latin America.
Mexico has made great strides in connectivity since a 2013-14 telecom reform intended to loosen the grip of