After launching its free high-speed public Wi-Fi service in Mumbai Central station, Google now plans to extend the service to railway stations in Allahabad, Patna, Jaipur and Ranchi.
A top official of RailTel Corporation of India, a PSU under the Ministry of Railways, said that railway stations in Allahabad, Patna, Jaipur and Ranchi will also be equipped with the service soon.
For the first time in India, the Google’s free Wi-Fi service was launched at Mumbai Central station on Friday by the Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu.
RailTel has partnered with Google to set up a high-speed Wi-Fi network at 400 stations across the country. There are plans to extend the service quickly to cover 100 of the busiest stations by the end of this year.
Google says its Railwire Wi-Fi service will allow the travellers to easily stream high definition video while they are waiting for their trains. Users of the service can save videos offline on its YouTube app for viewing during the journey.
Source : DNA