- Apr 12, 2001
In addition to the iPod related releases today, Apple is pleased to announce a partnership with Starbucks.When you get near a Starbucks a fifth button will come up in the WiFi music store - you may have been in a Starbucks wondering what song is that playing? Now you can buy it with a tap of your finger. The service will reportedly display the last 10 songs played in that Starbucks.
According to Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz there will be free access to iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store via Starbucks' Wi-Fi.
From Schultz: Starbucks opens 7 stores per day, over 14,000 stores & 50 million customers a week. Currently there are 5,800 WiFi equipped stores in the U.S. with more coming every day. Starbucks hopes to offer WiFi access in all its stores by 2009.
No mention yet what happens when you're in range of 4 Starbucks or more at the same time.
Article Link: Apple Announces Starbucks Partnership