There’s good news for Mumbaikars looking to stay connected on their morning commute! The ambitious collaboration between Google and RailTel will soon be expanding its free WiFi from the inaugural location at Mumbai Central to several other key stations around the metro area.
Stations including CST, Bandra terminus, Thane, Vashi, Dadar, Kalyan, Kurla, Borivali, Churchgate and Panvel will be rolling out complimentary high-speed WiFi shortly, reports say. Users will be able to enjoy free WiFi for up to an hour, after which they will be charged to keep using the service.
Over the past few months, India has seen an influx of free WiFi hotspots pop up in hopes of improving WiFi accessibility for the country’s increasingly plugged-in population. In light of these recent developments, here is our list of the Top 5 ways to connect to free WiFi while on-the-go in India.
Want to stay connected to free WiFi on your next weekend trip around Karnataka? Look no further!
The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has just introduced free WiFi hotspots at 13 of its largest bus stations across Karnataka, making it the first state transport in India to do so at such a scale.
Bus stations in Bengaluru, Mandya, Mysuru, Madikeri, Hassan,Chikkamagaluru, Dharmastala,Shivamogga, Harihar, Davangere and Tumakuru will be part of the groundbreaking trial roll-out, followed shortly by Kolar and Chitradurga. At these stations, WiFi coverage extends up to 80 meters around the router at each station’s inquiry counter.
The connection lasts for either one hour or 100 MB of usage, whichever comes first. This is well enough for travelers to book last-minute lodging, get oriented in a new city or snap a quick Instagram photo.
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Safe travels, and happy free WiFi surfing!
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