Good news for the passengers of Bhubaneswar !

Apr 18 2016 03:56 PM
Good news for the passengers of Bhubaneswar !

Bhubaneswar railway station will now be able to gift their passenger with a high quality Wi-Fi. Passenger will able to grab high-speed internet service. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today launched the Wi-Fi service in the Odisha capital.

The travelers will enjoy to surf a high-definition video and can download a updated new game for the journey, now waiting for the journey is no more boring.  The Wi-Fi facility for the traveler and railway users of Bhubaneswar station has been commissioned by RailTel, a railway PSU, in association with Google for providing high-speed state-of-the art world class internet experience to the travelers.

, Google’s Wi-Fi service also was launched at Mumbai Central station earlier, as part of the Ministry’s plan to equip as many as 100 stations with the facility by the end of 2016. Gifting the Wi-Fi facility of the commuters at the Bhubaneswar station, Mr Prabhu said, “We are soon going to launch Wi-Fi at 16 more stations and will cover 100 stations by the end of this year. This facility at Bhubaneswar will enable the thousands of passengers commuting through this station to enjoy high speed Wi-Fi service.

While the Wi-Fi services for about  400 stations is the target of the Railways, Wi-Fi services at 100 stations are to be commissioned this year including Ranchi, Raipur, Kacheguda (Secunderabad), Vijaywada, Ernakulam, Vishakhapatnam will soon become next target. The work for giving same services at the remaining stations is  to be done by December 2016. The work at the mentioned stations will be finished by 2017.

As persettings , RailTel with Google being a technology partner will contribute Wi-Fi for use of passengers at all major stations in India.

While RailTel shall be producing power and fiber network infrastructure, Google will provide the Radio access Network. Wi-Fi services to travellers shall be provided under ‘Railwire’ the retail Broadband distribution model of RailTel.


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