Railways provides free Wi-Fi services at 715 railway stations

Railways provides free Wi-Fi services at 715 railway stations

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Date of Post: 20 Dec, 2018

Wi-Fi services have been provided at 715 no. of railway stations as on 14.12.2018. Wi-Fi services are proposed to be provided on 5734 railway stations. RailTel Corporation of India Limited (RCIL), a Public Sector Undertaking under Ministry of Railways has entered into an agreement with M/s. Mahataa Information India Private Limited (M/s. MIIPL), an Indian subsidiary of Google Inc. for providing free Wi-Fi at 438 A1 and A category stations.

The complete cost has been shared by RCIL and MIIPL. RCIL has also entered into Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Universal Services Obligation Fund (USOF) / Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Ministry of Communications for providing Wi-Fi services at 200 rural railway stations.

Free mobile Wi-Fi services at 715 railway stations have been used by 1.3 million unique users till the month of October 2018.

The cost of providing Wi-Fi at 438 stations where RCIL has entered into agreement with M/s. MIIPL is shared by RCIL & M/s. MIIPL and no fund has been provided by Government. However, the cost of providing Wi-Fi at 200 rural stations where RCIL has entered into an agreement with Ministry of Communications, the funds of ₹ 27.77 Crore have been provided by Ministry of Communications under USOF.

List of Stations (State-wise) where Wi-Fi Internet Facility is planned:-

S.No.

Name of State

No. of Stations

1.

Andhra Pradesh

449

2.

Arunachal Pradesh

02

3.

Assam

225

4.

Bihar

366

5.

Chhattisgarh

109

6.

Delhi

25

7.

Goa

06

8.

Gujarat

352

9.

Haryana

117

10.

Himachal Pradesh

42

11.

Jammu & Kashmir

29

12.

Jharkhand

191

13.

Karnataka

159

14.

Kerala

110

15.

Madhya Pradesh

363

16.

Maharashtra

489

17.

Manipur

02

18.

Meghalaya

02

19.

Mizoram

01

20.

Nagaland

02

21.

Odisha

207

22.

Puducherry

03

23.

Punjab

211

24.

Rajasthan

453

25.

Tamilnadu

428

26.

Telangana

10

27.

Tripura

12

28.

Uttar Pradesh

785

29.

Uttarakhand

19

30.

West Bengal

565

                                 Total

5734


Source: Pib

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