Train passengers will soon be able to enjoy free high-speed Wi-Fi service by RailTel in collaboration with Google at Jaipur and Ranchi stations soon as part of railway’s commitment to provide better Internet connectivity to passengers. Railtel will provide Internet services as RailWire via its extensive fiber network at stations.
This service will be rolled out over 400 stations across India. Mumbai Central Station became the first station to have high speed Internet facility recently which facilitates over 1000 passengers every single day.
“After Mumbai Central, four stations – Jaipur, Allahabad, Ranchi and Patna – will be connected with the high-speed Wi-FI network,” said a senior Railway Ministry official.
now the passengers will be able to easily stream a HD video while they are waiting, research their destination, or save some videos for offline viewing, download a book or a even a game for the journey.