Google is all set to bring free high-speed WiFi access to almost 400 railway stations throughout India.
While this comes in joint collaboration with Indian Railways, the service will be using Google Fiber project, popularly known to provide fast broadband in the USA. Google Fiber has intensely fast speed and would be interesting to see how it performs
Now, this service by Google is said to be expanded to Indian cities under the name ‘Project Nilgiri’. That’s one interesting name.
Google to provide free WiFi
It is also being said the service will be allowing users to access free Internet at high speeds for first 34 minutes and later the speed will reduce. However, the connectivity will remain. We actually don’t know what would be the speed exactly – but being Google Fiber we can be sure it will be seemingly fast.
This definitely looks to be a very interesting initiative and also is a step closer to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Digital India.
However, it is expected that the first phase of the project shall be up and running in a span of 4 months. Let us know what do you thing about this in the comments below.