New Delhi: Wi-Fi usage is common nowadays. Along with smartphones, the demand for internet in the country is also increasing. Whether it is online shopping or office work, internet is always needed. In this case, the problem is compounded by the fact that the Internet is not working because of the network. Most of these problems occur during train travel. Railways has started offering free Wi-Fi at stations to alleviate the problem of internet users. Indian Railways is offering free Wi-Fi at many stations across the country. This means that your important work during travel will not be delayed due to lack of mobile internet or slow speed.
Internet facility at 6100 stations:
RailTel, one of India’s largest neutral telecom infrastructure providers under the Ministry of Railways, says free high-speed Wi-Fi internet is now available at 6,100 railway stations across the country. With the launch of Wi-Fi facility in Lucknow section of Northern Railway at Ubarni railway station in Rae Bareli district of Uttar Pradesh, the stage of 6100 stations with Wi-Fi coverage has been reached. Out of these 6,100 railway stations, more than 5,000 stations are in rural areas, which provide Wi-Fi access to many stations in the Northeast and to many remote stations across the country, like all 15 stations in the Kashmir Valley.
How to use free Wi-Fi service at railway stations?
RailWire Wi-Fi is available to any user at train stations. To connect to Wi-Fi, passengers need to scan the Wi-Fi option and select ‘RailWire’. Railwire. The browser will ask for a mobile number on the portal to which the One Time Password (OTP) will be sent. Once connected, the Wi-Fi connection lasts 30 minutes. This helps the train passengers to stay connected and stay updated with the information. Wi-Fi runs at 1 Mbps and is ‘free’ for 30 minutes. To use Wi-Fi for more than 30 minutes, users will have to opt for a high speed plan for a nominal fee. These plans start at Rs 10 per day and come with 5 Mbps internet with 34 Mbps speed. You can use many payment options like Net Banking, Wallet, Credit Card to buy the plan online.