Wi-Fi based Internet Facility has been provided at 5957 railway stations in the country till now.
RailTel has submitted a proposal to Department of Telecommunications for leveraging its network in rural India and its collaborative broadband services model to provide PM Wani enabled community Wi-Fi services.
In a written reply in Lok Sabha today, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said, RailTel has high capacity backbone like 10 Giga bits per second at Railway stations where OFC has been commissioned.
He said, Implementation time will be based on acceptance of proposal & its terms & conditions by Department of Telecommunications.
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