UPDATE: Aug. 30, 2017, 4:29 p.m. SGT Google has launched Hong Kong availability, in addition to Singapore.
Google Wifi has launched in Asia, making mesh Wi-Fi easier for the average man on the street — but there’s a catch.
The Wi-Fi router package is now available in Singapore and Hong Kong.
But for its Asian debut, Google Wifi is going to be a little harder to access, compared with Western countries.
Unlike its off-the-shelf availability in the U.S. — where you can buy the product in Best Buy stores in person, or online via Amazon or Google’s own online store — users in Singapore will have to sign up for a two-year contract with StarHub, one of the local internet operators. Read more…