Mumbai Central first railway station to get Wi-Fi

By Danish Khan | ET Bureau

Internet major Google and state-run RailTel Corp of India have joined hands to equip 400 railways station in the country with high speed Wi-Fi networks, making it one of the largest public Wi-Fi projects in the world.

The Wi-Fi project was announced by Google’s India-born CEO Sunder Pichai on Sunday after his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The deployment of Wi-Fi networks will start from October 2015 with Mumbai Central being the first station to get covered. The Mumbai Central station is expected to be ready for public use by mid-October. More info

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