RailTel expands RailWire WiFi to 6105 stations across India

RailWire is RailTel’s retail broadband connection which is now available at the Railways PSU's Wi-Fi network at 6105 Railway Stations across India

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RailTel has expanded RailWire WiFi to 6105 stations across India (File)

New Delhi: RailTel’s retail broadband RailWire customers can now use their home broadband plans on RailTel’s High-Speed Wi-Fi network across 6105 Railway Stations. RailTel expanded the facility to 6105 Railway Stations across India. “Those who are already a RailWire Subscriber, need not buy prepaid Wi-Fi plans at Railway Stations and can use their RailWire FTTH subscription on RailTel’s Wi-Fi network at Railway Stations”, the Railway PSU said in a statement released Saturday.

“To avail of this facility, they just need to use their Smartphone, switch on Wi-Fi, select RailWire SSID and click the hyperlink provided on Captive Portal (log in screen) to punch RailWire User ID and Password”, the statement added. RailTel’s Wi-Fi at Rly Stations are spread across India and is one of the single largest integrated Public Wi-Fi networks, globally, which gets accessed by more than 10 lacs of unique users every day.

Currently, RailWire has 4.82 lakh subscribers across India and the number is only growing.

Recently, RailTel introduced “RailWire SATRANG”, a Multi-Faceted Multi Screen Broadband Entertainment package to redefine the new age Digital Experience of Streaming OTT (Over-The-Top) Entertainment Contents “On The Go” (subscribe through RailWire and Use anywhere), the response of which has been very encouraging. OTT contents can now be enjoyed on any of the 6105 Rly Stations using the Stations Wi-Fi network while family members may enjoy OTT at Home broadband at the same time.

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The OTT bundled RailWire broadband plans start from 499/- per month with 14 OTTs, which is quite affordable and is available across the country. RailWire has internet penetration in rural areas with more than 50% of subscribers in semi-urban/rural areas.

Speaking on the occasion, CMD RailTel Sanjai Kumar said, “RailTel is committed to strengthen its RailWire infrastructure, spread deeper into data-starved areas, unleashing more infotainment offerings and improving value propositions for its RailWire customers in near future. Making home broadband plan available at Station WiFi network across India is a unique value proposition for our esteemed RailWire customers”.

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