All the 1,200 hotspots being set up across Mumbai would be provided with Wi-Fi by May 1, 2017, the state said Sunday. “Almost 500 hotspots in the city would be provided with Wi-Fi by November this year, and the rest of the 1,200 will be covered by May 1, 2017,” said CM Devendra Fadnavis.
The state Information Technology department along with civic bodies are working on the project. Among the locations shortlisted as hotspots are Gateway of India, Chowpatty, Churchgate, CST, Bandra Railway Station, Horniman Circle and Hanging Gardens. Under the project, all the prominent public places and tourist destinations have been included for the Wi-Fi cover.