It has been some month now since Google announced the Station free wifi service in Nigeria. The service was launched in 5 locations for Lagosians. The part of its effort is to increase its presence in Africa’s most populous nation. The Wifi was named Free Google Station-21st Century.
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Nigeria is the fifth country to launch Google Station, following India, Indonesia, Mexico, and Thailand.
The other states where google station free wifi will be introduction are Kaduna; Port Harcourt (Rivers state); Ibadan (Oyo state); Enugu and Abuja.
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What Is Google Station Free Wifi
Google Station is a service that allows Google partners to roll out Wi-Fi hotspots in public places by providing software and advice on hardware to turn fiber connections into Wi-Fi.
Locations Where We Have Google Free Wifi Station In Lagos, Nigeria
Below is the locations wifi google station have installed the free Wifi service.
Google Station ranks up there among the easiest free hotspots to use in Lagos. You can always make use of it when you are in a covered location. For now, those locations are limited to:
- Domestic Airport, Ikeja
- Ikeja City Mall
- University of Lagos, Akoka
- Computer Village, Ikeja
- The Palms Shopping Mall, Lekki
- Landmark Centre, VI
How To Connect To Google Station Free Wi-fi
Tap on it and you will be redirected to a sign-in portal that will request for your phone number. Of course, Google already has all your details anyway, including your number and location. Remember, you go around with an Android smartphone around. Just in case you are new to this, Google uses your Android smartphone to track your location at all times, whether you have your location turned on or not.
Next, enter your mobile phone number and tapped, “Send Code”. However, the code might take sometimes but the SMS code will come. If you did not get it, you have the option to tap the “Resend” button.
Then, you will receive an SMS containing a 4-digit code on your phone. Type the code into the provided field on the login portal and tap the “Connect” button. That is it. You are there!
To sign up with Google Station is a far less tedious experience than signing up with say Red Cheetah or City Connect, both also free wifi services in Lagos. Both Red Cheetah and City Connect require you to download an app first.
Google’s approach to signing in to the wireless network is as simple as drinking water.