This is not a belated April Fools joke! You heard it right that Delhi Metro, the largest metro line in India, is going to enable free wi-fi across all the stations under DMRC.
DMRC is going to provide free wi-fi in phase one and two stations which will have free wi-fi access to all travelling passengers. The companies are invited to tender. As planned to go live in the next six months.
According to information received by DMRC from Dilshad Garden Rithala, Jahangirpuri to HUDA City Centre, Dwarka to Noida City Centre, Yamuna Bank-Vaishali, Inderlok Mundka and Central Sekretriatt from the Sarita Vihar, Sarita Vihar to Badarpur and the Airport Metro Express Line stations would be equipped with Wi-Fi.
Each day the number of passengers travel from phase one and phase two of the DMRC network is more than 27 million a day. The most busiest station is Dwarka Noida City Centre and Vaishali that deliver the most amount of travelers to their desired destination. The number of passengers on the Jahangirpuri to HUDA City Centre line is over nine Lakhs daily.
According to DMRC passengers phase one and phase two of this plan not only trains but also in all the stations to provide Wi-Fi plan. Now companies are invited to tender. By April 2015, seven companies will file for these tenders. Best bid after which the project will be based on the DMRC company. DMRC spokesman said the plan phase one and two of the stations and passenger trains will be able to Use the Internet via Wi-Fi.
Gurgaon Rapid Metro is already Wi-Fi
The first Wi-Fi metro network in the country has been prepared by rapid metro. Four of the Rapid Metro station and trains already have Wi-Fi Use for the passengers. Rapid Metro four stations from all sides, including the MTS Sikanderpur, Indsint Bank Cyber City, DLF Phase-II and includes Micromax Malsheri Avenue.
This is undoubtedly the most biggest April Fools gift to you, especially for those who use metro as their daily life transportation. Now you can enjoy having calls with your friends and dear ones For FREE right in the metro itself. You can now download you favorite songs, videos and movies with a high speed internet connection.
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