Railway Minister inaugurated free Wi-Fi facility at 28 Railway Stations


  • Minister of Railways, Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu inaugurated free Wi-Fi facility at 28 stations on the Konkan Railway.
  • The provision has been made possible through a tie-up between Indian Railways and the broadband and
    internet service provider SYSCON/Joister.
  • The free internet would be available at a speed of 2 Mbps for the whole of 24 hrs. The initiative is in
    line with the Union government’s Digital India campaign.
  • The service providers, SYSCON/JOISTER, which are already providing JOISPOT brand Wi-Fi in Pune & Mumbai institutes, have undertaken the project as a part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activity.
  • The 24 hrs wi-fi facility will cover the station entrance and the surrounding area with unlimited data download.
  • In order to access the free Wi-fi, users would have to open the Joispot mobile app and register using their
    name and mobile number and request for one time password (OTP).         
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