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Free WiFi in 400 Railway Stations soon

Free WiFi in 400 Railway Stations soon
Free WiFi in 400 Railway Stations soon
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As per report Google has successfully completed its public Wi-Fi program to provide India's railway stations with free internet, with Dibrugarh in Assam becoming the 400th station to go live on Thursday. Meanwhile Google had, in collaboration with Railtel, launched free Wi-Fi services to 400 railway stations as a key initiative under the government's Digital India program in 2016. Accordingly Google has successfully completed its public Wi-Fi program to provide India's railway stations with free internet, with Dibrugarh in Assam becoming the 400th station to go live on Thursday.



Earlier Google had, in collaboration with Railtel, launched free Wi-Fi services to 400 railway stations as a key initiative under the government's Digital India program in 2016. K. Suri, Director, Partnership India, Next Billion Users, Google India, said in a statement that "Bringing high speed connectivity to millions of Indians across railway stations has been an incredible journey and underscores the importance of investing in public Wi-Fi as a crucial step in getting high quality internet to everyone in India”.

Free WiFi in 400 Railway Stations soon

He added "With over eight million monthly unique users connecting to the network, this is a lighthouse project for India and every growing economy that is looking to bring the benefit of connectivity to everyone in their country. Railway stations are a microcosm that is India and creating a digital inclusion platform is in line with the vision of our Prime Minister and Digital India initiatives of the Ministry of Railways”. Furthermore within the first year of the project, 100 of the busiest railway stations across India were made internet friendly.

Free WiFi in 400 Railway Stations soon

Free WiFi in 400 Railway Stations soon
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