Thursday, 5 July 2018

Wi-Fi across the country of free of cost soon

Search Giant, Google has announced that is all set to deploy public Wi-Fi across the country in a recent discussions with multiple entities, including telecom operators.

We are aware that Google had collaborated
with Railtel in 2015 to deploy free public Wi-Fi at 400 railway stations in India. Google India Director Partnership Next Billion Users K Suri said " We are constantly looking at other areas. We are talking to a lot of people, including telcos. Following the rollout of few public Wi-Fi at railway stations in India"

As of the report " Public Wi-Fi will connect 40 million new users to the Internet by 2019 ... around 100 million people would be willing to spend an additional USD 2-3 billion per year on handsets and a similar amount on cellular mobile broadband services"

"Public Wi-Fi can also translate into tangible benefits to GDP by around USD 20 billion between 2017-19, and at least USD 10 billion per annum thereafter" reports says

Suri said despite the strong growth in Internet userbase (316 million at the end of 2017), mobile broadband penetration in India still remained low at 31 per cent (2017-end).

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