Google just rolled out High-speed public Wi-Fi into nine more train stations across India!


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If you’re one of the 1.5 million people who travel through Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Ernakulam Jn, Kacheguda, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Vijayawada and Vishakhapatnam train stations everyday, you’re in luck! While you wait for your train, you can now look forward to free high-speed Wi-Fi, hopefully making that wait a bit more enjoyable and productive.

These 9 stations join the Mumbai Central station where more than 100,000 people are already logging into the high-speed Wi-Fi every week. People passing through these first 10 stations will enjoy being able to easily stream (or offline) an HD video, research their destination, or download a new book or game for their journey ahead.

Here are a few shots around some of the stations that are now online:

wifi in train station

It’s still early days, but we’re really happy about Google’s progress towards making high-speed Wi-Fi available to more than 10 million Indians every day. In the months ahead, Google will continue to work in close partnership with Indian Railways and RailTel, to reach 90 more stations this year, and eventually 400 spanning the whole of India.

Here you can see below the development roadmap. The stations that now have Wi-Fi are in bold, the additional markers show the rest of the stations Google plan to reach this year:

wifi across Indian train stations

Courtesy: Google Asia Pacific Blog

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