In conjunction with the telecom regulator Trai's and Government’s initiative to set up a hotspot Wi-Fi network across the country as a part of the Digital India campaign, Vodafone India today launched yet another free Wi-Fi enabled bus shelter in the country. Vodafone today launched Noida's first free Wi-Fi enabled bus shelter at Sector 18, Noida.
This announcement follows Vodafone's Wi-Fi bus shelter at the HUDA City Centre in Gurugram. This Wi-Fi bus shelter allows customers to enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi for up to 20 minutes per day. An operator agnostic offering, this Wi-Fi service can be availed by users of any Indian telecom operator.
The announcement was made by the company's business head Delhi-NCR, Mr Alok Verma in the presence of Mr Gaurav Bidhuri, Bronze Winner at World Boxing Championship 2017. Vodafone says that the bus shelter at Sector 18 Noida witnesses a heavy influx of people every day, which makes it a suitable choice for such as bus shelter setup.
As said earlier, this is Vodafone's 3rd such Wi-Fi bus shelter in Delhi NCR after Huda City Centre & Sector 14 in Gurugram. The Vodafone Wi-Fi hotspot network is also available at 116 prime locations of Delhi-NCR, and the places include popular marketplaces/malls, hospitals, colleges, etc, where there's a massive influx of people.
Vodafone is offering 20 minutes of free Wi-Fi (operator agnostic) at places such as Dilli Haat (INA Market), Khan Market, Fortis Hospital (Gurugram) & all Vodafone Stores across Delhi NCR.
At all other locations, Vodafone customers can enjoy their free Wi-Fi quota which is up to 10GB of Wi-Fi data for RED postpaid customers and up to 1GB of Wi-Fi data (for prepaid customers) on 4G/3G data packs recharge above Rs 255.
Talking about this digital innovation, Mr Alok Verma Business Head, Vodafone Delhi-NCR says, “Vodafone is committed to contributing towards making Noida a Smart City. We are very happy to enable citizens across the city to experience world-class Internet services on the go. The Wi-Fi Initiative is a step towards “Digital India” and creating networked and connected societies that will help citizens get on the digital highways and stay connected for Good."
"With customer needs evolving from voice to data, Wi-Fi is an effective technology to provide seamless connectivity to a large group of consumers in a defined space. Mobile users will now be able to experience more fun with high-speed Wi-Fi seamlessly. The Wi-Fi service at the Bus shelter can be availed by all mobile users irrespective of their network provider. We urge everyone to use the WiFi bus shelter facility and enjoy the Vodafone 4G experience,” he added.