Piyush Goyal sets target of free Wi-Fi at 6,441 stations by Aug-end or Ganesh Chaturthi

Five preliminary studies of proposed routes were done, commissioned during minister Suresh Prabhu’s time. The new plan, to study the feasibility, has not yet got the Cabinet vetting and its inter-ministerial consultation is going on.

WiFi 6 is coming, here is how it works

WiFi Alliance rebrands 802.11ax as WiFi 6 to simplify networking names for users, the next-generation of wireless networking to come next year


Around 6,000 railway stations will be WiFi-enabled in next 6 months: Railway Minister

Around 6,000 railway stations will be WiFi-enabled in the next six-eight months, Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal said.

Common Wifi can detect weapons, bombs in bags: Study

WiFi, or wireless, signals in most public places can penetrate bags to get the dimensions of dangerous metal objects and identify them, including weapons, aluminium cans, laptops and batteries for bombs.

Now PDO to sell WiFi data packs, to take Internet to masses

The PDO creates Wi-Fi hotspots using 2G, 3G or 4G signals and connect up to 100 mobile devices at a given time in a range of 500 metres.

New extension may improve inflight WiFi: Researchers

Using a tool called WiFly, the team tested the internet connection speeds on a number of flights.


NDMC ties up with MTNL in second attempt at offering free public Wi-Fi

NDMC) has now tied up with MTNL in a fresh attempt at offering free internet WiFi connectivity in its areas

India needs 80 lakh Wi-Fi hotspots, says ASSOCHAM-Deloitte study

India needs over 80 lakh hotspots as against the availability of about 31,000 hotspots with a view to reach the global level.

Wi-Fi services in flights may soon be a reality

Presently, Wi-Fi services and phone calls are not allowed on flights flying over the Indian airspace.

Govt working on request for in-flight Wi-Fi: Ashok Gajapati Raju

We are working on the amendment of the particular legislation, after which aircrafts both overflying and origin from India would be able to provide the services to their passengers, Raju said.