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Exec says under-connected internet users need flawless service

A group of people beneath signs advertising Google's wifi hotspots in India
The Google Station wifi project began in rail stations in India. Photo: Punit Paranjpe/AFP/Getty Images

Ruckus Networks, which makes wireless hardware and software, said on Tuesday that it was providing equipment for a Google effort aimed at expanding wifi access in Mexico, India and Indonesia.

Why it matters: Big companies in Silicon Valley recognize that to continue to grow, they need to bring customers online who didn't have access before. That's led to sometimes controversial efforts aimed at emerging markets.