Telangana government has rolled out public Wi-Fi hotspots at over 3000 locations in Hyderabad as part of its Hy-Fi project.
Data consumption through the BharatNet optical fibre-operated and maintained by the government's CSCs in nearly 1,00,000 panchayats-surpassed 13,000 TB till June
Indian Railways claimed that is continuing to extend the Wi-Fi facility at far-flung stations to connect the passengers and the general public with digital systems.
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.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Union cabinet has cleared a proposal by the DoT to allow Public Data Office Aggregators (PDOAs) for setting up public Wi-Fi networks.
Bharti Airtel has launched a Home broadband plan with speeds of up to 300 Mbps over Wi-Fi. The FTTH (Fiber-To-the-Home) based plan comes at a monthly rental of Rs. 2,199 and offers 1200 GB of speed data along with unlimited STD/Local calling benefits.
The new enhancement added by Nokia includes meshed Wi-Fi gateways, beacons, home portal for service providers, a mobile application for users and new software functions and analytics to improve network intelligence.
Budget 2018 - High speed optic fibre networks and Wi-Fi spots will give an impetus to upcoming digital sectors that rely heavily on connectivity like FinTech and Edtech, says Harshvardhan Lunia, CEO & Co-Founder, Lendingkart Group.
Netgear has launched two Orbi Wi-Fi product for small to mid size home. The two new Orbi Tri-band WiFi Systems are - RBK30 and RBK40.
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