#Digital India: 1500 railway stations in India are WiFi enabled ahead LS Polls

New Delhi: Just ahead of Lok Sabha elections, giving a boost to Modiji’s Digital India initiative, the RailTel has provided free high-speed Wi-Fi services to 500 stations in just seven days.

The RailTel reportedly tied up with Tata Trusts for providing Wi-Fi at 4,791 B, C, D and E category stations according to new source ANI.

With this Sahibabad has now become the 1500th station in the country to get free Wi-Fi facility as per the ANI report.

The RailTel Corp. of India is a PSU under the Ministry of Railways which mainly focuses on providing broadband and VPN services.

According to sources, so far the entire Delhi-Ambala and Ambala-Chandigarh sections and Kalka Shimla Hill Railways have been covered under this new move.

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“The project was initiated from Mumbai Central Station and Sahibabad gets the distinction of becoming the 1500th station to get access to free Wi-Fi. We are now targeting the smaller stations and striving to complete the project by the year-end,” said chairman and managing director of RailTel Puneet Chawla.

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