Google is gearing up to bring millions of more Indians online next year.
Google and state-run internet service provider RailTel will push their free Wi-Fi internet to another 100 railway stations in India next year, said Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu.
Google and RailTel partnered earlier this year and announced plans to bring free internet to 400 railway stations across India. The two announced last week that their Wi-Fi service has reached the 100th railway station in the country.
Prabhu said the plan is to “double” the number of railway stations that have free Wi-Fi by the end of next year. He added that more trains will also be getting internet access. “The objective is to have Wi-Fi facility in all railway stations in small cities and towns,” he added. Read more…