Google, RailTel Bring Free Wi-Fi Facility to 100 Railway Stations in India

Google on Thursday announced that its collaborative effort with RailTel to provide Railwire Wi-Fi across railway stations in India has reached a new milestone. The search giant said that the free public Wi-Fi facility is now available in the 100th railway station in India – Udhagamandalam, better known as Ooty. To recall, Google had first launched Wi-Fi services at Mumbai Central in January this year, with the aim to bring services to 400 stations eventually. At the time, it had committed to bringing the service to 100 railway stations by…

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Mumbai To Have 1,200 Wi-Fi Hotspots By May 2017: Devendra Fadnavis

MUMBAI:¬†As part of transforming Mumbai into a Smart City, the state government will provide as many as 1,200 wi-fi hotspots in the megapolis, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said today. “We are making Mumbai a wi-fi city by May 2017 with 1,200 hotspots at important places,” Mr Fadnavis said during a debate on issues related to urban development in the state Assembly. This was another important step after the CCTV project towards making Mumbai a Smart City, he said. Of the total of 1,200 hotspots, 500 will be operational in the…

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