Free Wi-Fi now at 6,000 railway stations

New Delhi: The railways has enabled free Wi-Fi at its 6000th station as the facility went live at Hazaribagh town of Jharkhand on Saturday, the national transporter said. The railways provided Wi-Fi facility first at the Mumbai Railway station in 2016, reaching its 5000th station, at Midnapore in West Bengal. On May 15, Jarapada station in Angul dist­r­i­ct of Odisha was provided with Wi-Fi facility. “The Wi-Fi at rly stns meets the objectives of the aspiring ‘Digital India’ programme of govt of India. This will bridge the digital divide between the rural and urban citizens thereby increasing the digital footprint in the rural villages and also enhance the user experience,” the railways said. “Wi-Fi facility is being provided by Indian railways at 6,000 stations now.”

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