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Google+ users in India to get free Wi-Fi access to the social network

Google has introduced a finalised deal to help increase usage of its Google+ in India. Users of the social network will now be able to log into the service for free through Wi-Fi provided by O-Zone Networks,according to Business Standard.

The offer, which will run for an initial three months, will allow unlimited usage of Google+ and 10 minutes of free access to YouTube per week, but any other websites can only be accessed by paying for minutes.

O-Zone currently has 5,000 Wi-Fi access points across India, which includes coverage at selects outlets of Café Coffee Day, McDonalds, Café Oz, Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, Costa Coffee, Subway and OM Bookshop, where the free access can be enjoyed.

Google, is of course, using the deal to promote its services in the country but O-Zone CEO Sanjeev Sarin believes that the initiative will help promote the use of Wi-Fi, which he believes provides a viable alternative to 3G in the country:

This association between G…