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Cisco partners Google to roll out free WiFi zones in India

These locations include public spaces like bus stops, hospitals and government offices among others. Post that, it will be extended to 300 more locations in Bengaluru, and more cities in the country as well.

Telcos to submit new public Wi-Fi model by Monday: DoT Sec

A senior representative of a telecom operator, who did not wish to be identified, said that if DoT approves their model then 10 lakh Wi-Fi hotspots can be rolled out within a year.


Public Wi-Fi without licence may threaten data privacy: COAI writes to government

It also raised the issue that consumers’ interest could be adversely impacted as Public Data Office (PDOs) and PDOAs will offer internet services without licence, which puts them outside the regulatory ambit of Trai.

Data hunger growing, 4-fold spike in WiFi usage at 370 railway stations

Data consumption also saw a four-fold jump over the last year: Compared to April 2018, 60 lakh people in 110 stations consumed 1,600 TB in March 2017.

Wi-Fi hot-spots in FIFA 2018 World Cup host cities potentially unsafe

Football fans should take care of their personal data, especially while using open Wi-Fi connections around the FIFA World Cup games.

TRAI moots public Wi-Fi access grid; submits report to telecom ministry

The TRAI has sent a concept of an opner-architecture public Wi-Fi system to the telecom department, in a move they claim will reduce internet costs by 90 per cent.


BSNL's WiFi+ feature to allow free Wi-Fi hotspot access across 100 countries

BSNL will allow customers to use free Wi-Fi hotspot services globally, through the WiFi+ feature on the My BSNL Android app.

About 96 per cent Indians at risk while using public WiFi: Report

A whopping 96 per cent of Indians put personal information at risk while using public Wi-Fi for checking bank accounts, sharing personal photos and videos, a report by Norton by Symantec said on Tuesday. Unable to resist free Wi-Fi people, may be placing their personal information at risk.

TRAI's digital push: Recommendation on public wifi in 25 days

TRAI has said that it will finalise in 20-25 days its views on 'public wifi networks