Saturday, December 4, 2021

Tag: RailTel


RailTel unveils AI-based attendance system for 48,000 govt schools in Assam

RailTel has completed the work of deploying an AI-based identification system for attendance and management of SDMIS for govt schools in Assam
BharatNet, Internet, Broadband

RailTel unveils paid Wi-Fi plans at 4,000 stations

At present RailTel provides free wi-fi service at more than 5,950 stations in the country, and the facility can be availed by anyone with a smartphone and an active connection after an OTP-based verification.

RailTel plans IPO for Rs 700 crore early next year

Public sector player RailTel is lining up a Rs 700 crore initial public offer (IPO) early next year, valuing the company at around Rs 3,000 crore. This is a part of the government’s disinvestment programme. The IPO has been in the works for over a year now but given the government’s slow appointment process and the required number of independent directors still not on board, the building blocks are still being put in place. Puneet Chawla, CMD, RailTel said that the Covid-related restrictions had helped boost the company’s business, with the prospects looking up in the coming months. The miniratna PSU is one of the largest neutral telecom infrastructure providers in the country, owning an optical fibre network on exclusive Right of Way (RoW) along the railway tracks. It also provides broadband telecom and multimedia networks across the country. He added, “Railwire, which is a broadband service, has grown by around two-and-a-half times in the last 8-9 months. “We will continue to grow exponentially. Similarly, we have dedicated leased line service which has been provided to various institutions, including 722 universities and colleges. Now, this service will have to be provided to other institutions as they require this. We see tremendous demand...
Railway Board chairman V K Yadav

RailTel to implement pan-India hospital management system for Indian Railways

RailTel will be implementing hospital management information system (HMIS) for Indian Railways across its 125 health facilities and 650 polyclinics across India
Google pushes for Public WiFi in India, says it can add $20 billion to GDP by 2019

Google pushes for Public WiFi in India, says it can add $20 billion to GDP by 2019

Public WiFi will connect 40 million new users to the Internet by 2019 and that around 100 million people would be willing to spend an additional USD 2 to 3 billion per year on handsets.

Govt to set-up Wi-Fi kiosks at 500 remote railway stations

With the aim to provide connectivity in remote areas, Indian Railways will set up Wi-Fi hotspot kiosks at about 500 stations and help people access an array of online services, including various government schemes
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