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Starbucks partners with Google on Wi-Fi

Google is helping the chain speed up its Wi-Fi experience in stores

Over the next year, surfing the Internet will get a whole lot faster at U.S. Starbucks thanks to Google.

The coffee chain said it is planning to upgrade the Wi-Fi speeds in more than 7,000 of its stores with help from Google.

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New Starbucks store will have a Wi-Fi connection up to 10 times faster than the current speed available in existing stores. Google will help Starbucks design some of its Wi-Fi experience.

Older stores will having Wi-Fi connections upgraded, with priority given to stores with the most Wi-Fi usage.

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