New Delhi: Free Internet usage sounds great if you are traveling across country via trains. RailWire brand which is already providing its broadband services is now all get set to provide its wifi services across country’s rail platforms very soon. Although public is already started availing its services in New Delhi as well as Banglore railway stations, public can use free wifi for initial half an hour while they step into platform after registering themselves and after that they have to buy token to avail further services.
India at very fast pace moving towards making itself digitally sound. Concept initiated by PM Modi has boomed techno industry and created its importance across various verticals at large scale. Recently, Railtel Corporation has also signed MOU with metro services to provide its WiFi services which would be implemented in 6 months and travelers would be able to avail quality internet speed.
It has positioned itself to realize the vision to connect people while keeping securable services in mind and ensured to leverage their telecom infrastructure to enable all citizens and businesses, both in rural & urban areas, to participate in the internet & web economy. Wifi services will be delivered to villages, panchayats, homes, SMB’s, tourist places, tier2 and tier3 cities, educational, healthcare and entertainment verticals very soon.
The authorities stated, “Security is one of the important things we need to watch at very step and hence we are making sure that wifi services will provided to registered IP address only to make data usage safe for users.” Also, organization has collaborated with market players such as cable operators, SCOs to reach masses.
As per government of India’s stated aim, RailWire is all set to contribute to goals such as to provide affordable & reliable wifi-on- demand broadband-on-demand by the year 2015, to provide high speed & high quality broadband access by 2020 to all village-panchayats, villages & habitations, enable e-governance in key sectors like Health, Education, Skill Development, Employment, Governance and Banking to ensure equitable & inclusive growth.
Currently RailWire has been set up int the cities/towns covering length and breadth of the country i.e. Secunderabad, Agra, Mysore, Dindigul, Bangalore, Hospet, Varanasi, Gurgaon, Kolkata, Chennai, Patna, Ambala, Lucknow, Meerut, Allahabad, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, New Delhi, Bhubaneswar, Visakhapatnam, Kakkanad, Guwahati, Belgaum, Tirupati, Bangalore Urban, Satna, Kanpur, Ernakulam, Shoranur, Chandigarh, Hubli, Ludhiana, Noida, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Thiruvananthapuram, Indore, Ranchi and Mumbai. RailTel is planning to spread RailWire’s reach to every village and panchayat in the vicinity of Railway areas shortly.