Telecommunications giant Reliance Jio is reportedly adding a novel product to its line - budget-friendly laptops - provisionally called 'JioBook'. The upcoming device will operate on a customized Google Android OS, tentatively named 'JioOS', and will presumably support cellular connectivity to Jio's network. Additionally the device include a 1366×768 resolution display, 2.4 and 5Ghz WiFi bands among others. While the release date remains… read-more
The RailTel Corporation of India has launched high-speed paid Wi-Fi services at 4,073 railway stations. The pre-paid plan will offer 30 minutes of free Wi-Fi a day at 1 mbps. However, at an extra fee, one can avail higher speed up to 34 mbps. The plans range from Rs 10 for 5GB/day to Rs 60 for 30GB/day, which can be paid online. RailTel expects an annual revenue of Rs 10-15 crore after lockdown is eased.
Courtesy: Financial Express
Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government on December 29 stated that it would set up free WiFi hotspots for the farmers protesting at Singhu border. While addressing the press conference, AAP leader Raghav Chadha said that the government wants the farmers to be in touch with their families. He added that “farmers’ sevadar Arvind Kejriwal” took this decision. If the demand rises then the number of such WiFi hotspots would be increased, he said… read-more
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To improve data connectivity across the country by offering public Wi-Fi service, the cabinet has assented for PM-Wi-fi Access Network Interface aka PM-WANI on December 9. IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "There will be no licence, fee or registration for it." It has also permitted businesses to avail services from private Internet Service Providers. Moreover, the cabinet has planned to open one crore public data centres across the… read-more
With CCTV cameras and over 30 light poles, Goa’s Calangute has developed a "smart street". The street has light poles which have four colour pattern lighting and a Wi-Fi connectivity. Adding to these are solar blinkers and smart digital boards. Reportedly, the street was conceptualised and implemented by the Shankh Creations in collaboration with the Calangute Panchayat. For regional retailers who sell home cooked food, the street also… read-more
Courtesy: Times of India