Google’s aim to provide free public WiFi at 400 railway stations in India is getting closer by five more stations which include Ujjain, Jaipur, Patna, Guwahati and Allahabad railway stations.
Google said it has been deploying the service over the extensive fibre network of Indian Railway’s arm Railtel which provides Internet services as RailWire. A few other stations to get this service soon include Dadar, Bandra Terminus , Churchgate, Thane, Kalyan, Panvel, Vashi, Kurla, Chattrapati Shivaji Terminus, Borivali and a few others.
The project which aims for 400 stations will achieve 100 stations providing WiFi access for free to 10 Million Indians. Other [...]
Delhi Metro is not the only one working on Free Wi-Fi. Google is woking with the Indian Railways and Railtel to provide High-Speed Wireless Internet access to 100 Railway stations by the end of this year and a total of 400 Stations in the coming years. A service which will be free to all passengers and visitors.
The service has already been launched at 9 stations including Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Ernakulam Jn, Kacheguda, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Vijayawada, and Vishakhapatnam. In January, the service was launched at Mumbai Central which makes the list a complete 10.
Google aims to make free Wi-Fi available to 10 Million Indians every day in its goal to hit 100 [...]
DMRC or Delhi Metro Rail Corporation is working on launching free Wi-Fi for all its passengers at all 187 stations and 250 + Km of track on its 222 trains. The service will be free to passengers and will be rolled out by the end of 2016.
Delhi Metro Network is amongst the largest Metro Networks in the world with ridership touching 3.5 Million in a day. With lines launching in 2016 which will also interconnect existing lines, daily ridership is expected to increase dramatically.
The current model is set to provide seamless connectivity via the Metro app or a Third party app which will also track your location and tell you wat station you are on or if your stop has [...]
The present government has taken proactive actions to make India technically strong. In an age where connectivity is power, it’s a step in the right direction. At municipal levels there have been many initiatives to provide Wi-Fi in pockets of the cities like Delhi. The government now plans to identify public places across the nation where it can begin offering Wi-Fi service by June 2015.
This initiative is a part of the audacious Digital India program, the aim of which is to connect cities with a population over 1 million and tourist spots with WiFi by December 2015. The task does look massive, and a lot of bits [...]
Good times are about to arrive for the residents of Delhi in a couple of days, especially for those who are frequent to the city’s most prominent market, Connaught Place. The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Mr. Najeeb Jung will be inaugurating the Public Wi-Fi access facility in the central market on 16th of this month. This will be a great incentive for people to go out of their houses and be stuck on their screens in the open air.
The facility is being provided through a collaboration of Tata Teleservices and NDMC (New Delhi Municipal Corporation). The Wi-Fi service is provided in a range of 4.5 sq.km. The provider [...]
Ruckus Wireless today announced a partnership with the City and County of San Francisco to deliver free, high-speed outdoor public Wi-Fi service. This service will be available in the City’s world-famous Market Street corridor.
However, initially this service will be available in an approximate area of 5 kilometers between the Embarcadero and Castro Street. This was first proposed in the year 2007, but as it is said better late than never, Sans Francisco now has Free High-Speed Outdoor public WiFi access. San Francisco now offers free internet of speeds upto 50 Mbps, but only limited in the above mentioned area. [...]