After Mumbai Central, Bhubaneswar will be the second station to have Google’s free Wi-Fi service in the country. Expanding the high speed Internet network facility for rail users, railways will launch the Google’s free Wi-Fi service at Bhubaneswar station on April 17.
Under the Digital India initiative, Railways is committed to providing better internet facilities to the passengers at 100 busiest stations by the end of this year.
The Wi-Fi will be available to any user who has a smartphone. Besides Bhubaneswar, trials are going on at about 10 more stations including Jaipur, Patna, Ranchi, Ernakulum, Allahabad, Lucknow and Guwahati to have the Wi-Fi service shortly. Railtel Corporation, a PSU of the Railways, in collaboration with Google is providing free Wi-Fi service at stations.