Indian Railways partners with Google to provide WiFi to 400 stations

  • The telecom wing of the Indian Railway, RailTel, has signed an agreement with the subsidiary of Google India to provide WiFi facilities at 400 stations across the country.
  • In first phase, as many as 100 stations out of the total A1 and A categories would be covered with the offering, while the facility would be extended to 300 stations in the second phase
  • Non-suburban stations with an annual passenger earning of more than Rs 60 crore are categorized as A1 stations, while those with yearly passenger income from Rs 8 crore to Rs 60 crore fall under the category of A stations.
  • The capital expenditure for the project would be incurred by RCIL and MIIPL

    Source: Economic Times 

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