Neighbourhood Technology Desk/Avi Arya: Google says that today they have partnered with the Andhra Pradesh State FiberNet Ltd (APSFNL) in order to bring out Google Station to over 12,000 villages which will provide Internet access to about 10 million people.
Tech Giant is also re-branded it’s ‘Tez’ as ‘Google Pay’ as part of it’s efforts to take the digital payment app to more online and retail merchants that are across the country.
Google General Manager Caesar Sengupta said ” Building for India has helped Google build for everyone all around the world… Our partnership with RailTel is an example where millions of people are accessing Internet from hundreds of railway stations in India.” and added “We have also taken Google Station to other countries like Indonesia, Nigeria, Thailand and Mexico”
Sengupta said that the company is also adding more merchants that are online and offline onto its platform. He also said that Google is working with big retailers and payments technology companies like Pine Labs to help merchants accept digital payments.