Starbucks customers will soon find that the company’s free Wi-Fi offering comes with even more premium content. ESPN, The Economist, Mediabistro and Marvel Digital Comics have signed on as the coffee chain’s latest content partners in the Starbucks Digital Network.
Starbucks customers will get subscription-level access to each new content provider’s online repertoire — in addition to content from existing partners like The Wall Street Journal — that is typically blocked by paywalls.
For the sports enthusiast, this translates to free access to ESPN Insider Rumor Central. Also in the revamped News & Sports channel is The Economist.
The comic book fan can now browse Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited, its full library of comics, while sipping their beverage. The free offerings are available today.