Finally a way to justify that $5 latte.
From the press release (click on the link to read in its entirety):
... Schultz’s talk included how the company sought to embrace social and digital media and continues to look for new ways to bridge the third place coffeehouse experience with the digital world. As part of this commitment, Schultz recognized customers’ desire for a better in store Wi-Fi experience and announced that on July 1, Starbucks will turn on one-click, free Wi-Fi through AT&T in all U.S. company operated stores...
* Howard Schultz featured speaker at WIRED Business Conference: June 14, 2010
* Free, One-Click Wi-Fi Arrives at all U.S. company operated Starbucks stores: July 1, 2010
* Starbucks Digital Network debuts in U.S. company operated Starbucks stores: Fall 2010