Tech company Google is going to discontinue free Wi-Fi service at railway stations worldwide. Apart from this, Google has said that it is going to close it is much talked about program 'Station' by 2020. India is also present in this. At present, rail passengers can continue to get free Wi-Fi at around 5600 railway stations in India. Apart from this, the government company RailTel can continue to provide free Wi-Fi at these stations earlier.
Google, along with Indian Railways and Rail Tail, launched the station name program in 2015. Its objective was to provide fast and free Wi-Fi at 400 railway stations of the country by the middle of 2020. Rail Tail is providing a free Wi-Fi facility at railway stations in India. At the same time, Google was its technical partner in this process. Rail Tail was offering this facility in 415 A-One, A and C category stations of the country.
Rail Tel said in a statement, "In this partnership with Google, Google was providing RAN and technical support through RailTel was providing hardware facility and internet bandwidth. Now in addition to these 415 stations, we have 5190 B, C, and D The category has also provided free Wi-Fi in railway stations. "Rail Tail said that we have taken many partners in this journey and at this time Rail Tail is available in more than 5600 countries across the country. The Ft is providing Wi-Fi. At the same time, Rail Tel said that the contract with Google for 5 years is ending in 2020.