RailTel provides free Wi-Fi at 5,300 Railway stations across the country

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In a mission to turn the Railway station into a platform for Digital inclusion, RailTel, a Miniratna PSU of Indian Railways, has provided free Wi-Fi at more than 5,300 Railway stations across the country. This has caused more people to use the station for commuting. Free Wi-Fi at this station is proving to be a boon for the passengers.

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  • RailTel has also provided Railwire Wi-Fi at the historic Dera Baba Nanak Railway station, Punjab, to enable the pilgrims to use fast Wi-Fi services as an amenity.
  • The “Kartarpur Corridor” Project has been inaugurated by Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi on 09 Nov 2019.
  • RailTel was also entrusted by NIC to deliver 8 Mbps BW at Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Dera Baba Nanak, Gurdaspur under the prestigious “Kartarpur Corridor” Project of Government of India.
  • This leased line connectivity shall enable the ICP for authentication of traveller’s identity at the Immigration Check Post (ICP) and Foreigners Registration Offices (FROs) through the use of intelligent documents scanners and biometrics, updation of Foreigner’s details at entry and exit points.
  • The free Railwire Wi-Fi can be used inside the railway station premises by anyone who has a smartphone with a working connection for KYC consideration.
  • Soon, all feasible Railway stations (except the halt ones), will have free Wi-Fi.
  • The Wi-Fi service to passengers are being provided under ‘RailWire’- the retail Broadband initiative of RailTel catering to Enterprises, SMEs and homes.
  • To use the Wi-Fi, the user has to switch on the Wi-Fi mode on the smartphone and select the RailWire Wi-Fi network.
  • The RailWire homepage automatically appears on the smartphone.
  • The user has to enter his or her mobile number on this homepage.
  • The user will get one-time password (OTP) in form of SMS in the message box which has to be entered in the home page of RailWire.
  • After entering OTP Users will be able to access high speed internet & can start internet browsing.

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