Google‘s New Project to Provide Hi-Speed wifi in 400
Railways Across India
The railroad in India are known as ” The Lifeline to the Nation ” is soon going to become Wi-Fi line of the Nation. In a blogpost Googleannounced that as the part of Digital India initiative Google is going to provide high-speed public Wi-Fi connectivity in 400 train stations across India by the end of 2016.
At first Google is planning to put to high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity in 100 of the country’s busiest stations by the end of 2016, and it hopes to eventually bring connectivity to 400 stations in total. This 100 initial stations serve over 10 million riders a day, according to the search company.The initiative, which will be accomplished together with Indian Railways and provider RailTel was announced during an event at Google’s Mountain View campus with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He is been visiting influential Silicon Valley companies, including Facebook, over the past few days.
After China, India have more Internet users. And this project will be make Wi-Fi available for the more than 10 million people who pass through every day. This will rank it as the largest public Wi-Fi in India and among the largest in the world by number of potential users. It will also be fast many times faster than the most people in India have access to today, allowing travelers to stream a high definition video while they’re waiting, research their destination, or download some videos, a book or a new game for the journey ahead. Best of all the services will be free to start with the long-term goal of making it self-sustainable to allow for expansion to more stations and other places, with RailTel and more partners, in the future.
Other than this Google also provides many services to access the internet is more smarty and affordable way, last year they launched Android One smartphones . To help address the challenges of limited bandwidth, Google recently launched a feature that makes mobile webpages load faster and with less data, and also YouTube available offline with offline Maps coming soon. And for those who don’t speak English, they launched the Indian Language Internet Alliance last year to foster more local language content, and have built greater local language support into our products—including Hindi Voice Search, an improved Hindi keyboard and support for seven Indian languages with the latest versions of Android.
Since Digital India initiative is really the trending one in social networks in last two days. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg shows his support to Digital India by changing his profile picture.
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