New Delhi: Chill out Delhiites and all those Delhi Airport Line metro users, as from now onwards commuters will be able to access the free WiFi facility at metro stations on the airport express line.
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on 14 October launched the Free WiFi facility at metro stations on Delhi Airport Express Line. Managing Director of Delhi Metro Mangu Singh was also present on the occasion. He took over as managing director after E. Sreedharan, the former managing director, retired from service on 31 December 2011.
The new Wi-Fi facility will be available on all six stations of the airport express line. Passengers can simply log in by searching for Wi-Fi name "Oui DMRC free Wi-Fi". DMRC plan to provide this facility on all metro network is also in the pipeline.
Few months earlier, Google had rolled out its free WiFi service for Ujjain, Jaipur, Patna, Guwahati and Allahabad railway stations. Google launched the service along with RailTel, which provides Internet services as RailWire. The free WiFi is available at 15 stations across the country, with Mumbai Central being the first.
Google will also extend the project to Dadar, Bandra Terminus, Churchgate, Thane, Kalyan, Panvel, Vashi, Kurla, Chattrapati Shivaji Terminus, Borivali and a few others suburban stations in Mumbai.