If you recollect past year, Google CEO Sundar Pichai initiated a project that would deliver free public Wi-Fi access to over 400 railway stations across India. Now, the search giant has turned out accessibility of free high-speed public Wi-Fi service in India.
This has arisen through a mutual project of Google India and RailTel, a government organization that offers broadband and VPN facility. Through Railwire Wi-Fi package, the travellers will be able to effortlessly load high-definition video when they are waiting.
Now in this tutorial, we will guide you how to use this free Wi-Fi in brief. But, before that just check out in which locations this has initialized & what are the new places it’s going to be launched.
Where it is launched?
Google Inc. has initiated providing free Wi-Fi to Mumbai train passengers in the beliefs of increasing its part in the gigantic Indian market. The Mumbai Central station has turn out to be the first in the country to be started the free service.
The free Wi-Fi would be delivered soon in Patna, Allahabad, Ranchi, Jaipur and other stations will follow very soon. The Wi-Fi service will be completely uncharged to use, so you can browse and download which ever you like.
This will launched in 400 railway stations all over the complete project in India, with 100 set to be complete by the end of this year. It will be one of the leading public Wi-Fi networks in the world.
How to use it?
If you’re in Mumbai Central, or in any one of these next four stations which will get launched in soon, just follow these guided steps to get connect with free WiFi on your mobile and up to two extra devices, like a laptop or tablet, one more thing is you’ll just need an Indian mobile number to get an access code for each device:
Step 1: In your device’s Wi-Fi settings, select the RailWire network.
Step 2: Open your browser and enter the URL railwire.co.in into the browser window.
Step 3: Then, enter your phone number in the Wi-Fi login screen and press RECEIVE SMS.
Step 4: You’ll receive an SMS message with a 4-digit OTP code. Enter the code in the Wi-Fi login screen and press DONE
Step 5: From there, you’ll see a checkmark letting you know you’re now connected to fast, free wi-fi.
Speed of the Internet:
If you wish you can also check the speed of the Internet in the image provided below. However it’s not 45 Mbps yet, it will make you feel very bad about your broadband connection!
Daily more than 23 million people travel in Indian railway, free internet in railway stations will give high-speed access that many people can’t afford