Google releases WiFi Passport allowing users to get connected online at WiFi hotspots in various cities and towns.
Mobile data charges are too high for some consumers and they still can’t make most out of it because of slow 2G, 3G internet connectivity. There is no doubt that 4G and 4G LTE (TD-SCDMA) as available in some countries provide seamless speed. Many consumers have free Wi-Fi at home and office but for the time that they spent on roads, restaurants, shopping malls they have to rely on mobile data internet. What’s the cheapest possible solution? Who has answer to this question? Not Microsoft, not Amazon but Google does that. The search engine giant likes to experiment on different aspects which can improves one’s life and makes this world a better living place.
Google has introduced a new service called Wi-Fi Passport which allows users to go online at a reasonable cost. So what’s Google Wi-Fi? What’s the cost and where it’s available and what phones/tablets are supported, we answer some of the FAQs in this article.
WiFi Passport Cost
Google new service is not free unlike other services. To use it, you need to get a voucher and then sign in using Google account after downloading the app, enter the code. Starting using it straightaway.
Once connect you can be active for 24 hours and get 3GB of data free. Different plans are –
- 3 GB – 1 days
- 7 GB – 7 days
- 10 GB – 30 days
Right now its available in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Google WiFi Passport Supported Phones
Google WiFi Passport is available as an Android app for direct download via Play Store. So this means that it supports all those devices which are using Android mobile OS. So if you have an Android tablet, smartphone running anything higher than Android 2.1 (2.2, 2.3 Gingerbread, 3.0, 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, 4.1 Jelly Bean, 4.2 Jelly Bean, 4.3 Jelly Bean) devices are supported.
Download Wi-Fi Passport App
- Go on to mobile phone Play Store directly.
- Search for Google Wi-Fi Passport.
Download and start using it.