BSNL Partners With Google to Increase Wi-Fi Hotspot Footprint in India

BSNL is also taking steps to increase the rural WiFi footprint, promoting the government's 'Digital India' initiative

By May 17th, 2019 AT 8:46 PM
Highlights
  • BSNL already deployed over 30,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in India
  • The government-owned PSU is now partnering with Google to expand the reach

On the occasion of World Telecom Day on Friday, state-run telecom major BSNL has partnered with Google to increase access to its WiFi footprint in the country. With the launch of this service, people across the country will be able to enjoy BSNL’s free WiFi services. This initiative will allow customers to use BSNL’s high-speed internet services on Wi-Fi.

BSNL is also taking steps to increase the rural WiFi footprint, promoting the government’s ‘Digital India‘ initiative.

“We have been partnering with various technology companies upgrading our platform and increasing our customer reach in this era of ever-increasing demand of high-speed internet”, BSNL Director (CFA) Vivek Bansal said.

BSNL Chairman Anupam Shrivastav on Friday performed the soft launch of the BSNL – Google Station free WiFi services.

There are 38,000 BSNL WiFi hotspot locations operational in India. One can access these by buying WiFi vouchers that are priced starting at Rs 19.

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