BSNL partners with Google to expand Wi-Fi footprint

    BSNL - Google Station free WiFi will allow people to use BSNL’s free Wi-Fi services.
    By INDO ASIAN NEWS SERVICE
    | Updated on May 18 2019, 02:50 PM IST
    BSNL and Google enter into a new partnership.
    BSNL and Google enter into a new partnership. (REUTERS)
    BSNL and Google enter into a new partnership.
    BSNL and Google enter into a new partnership. (REUTERS)

    On the occasion of World Telecom Day on Friday, state-run telecom major BSNL has partnered with Google to increase access to its Wi-Fi footprint in the country.

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    With the launch of this service, people across the country will be able to enjoy BSNL's free Wi-Fi services. This initiative will allow customers use BSNL's high speed internet services on Wi-Fi.

    BSNL is also taking steps to increase the rural Wi-Fi footprint, promoting the government's 'Digital India' initiative.

    "We have been partnering with various technology companies upgrading our platform and increasing our customer reach in this era of ever-increasing demand of high speed internet", BSNL Director (CFA) Vivek Bansal said.

    BSNL Chairman Anupam Shrivastav on Friday performed the soft launch of the BSNL - Google Station free WiFi services.

    There are 38,000 BSNL Wi-Fi hotspot locations operational in India. One can access these by buying Wi-Fi vouchers that are priced starting at 19.

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    First Published Date: 18 May, 02:50 PM IST
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