Waiting for a metro or your friend at a metro station can be cumbersome at times. But with the new Wi-Fi services launched by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), commuters will have free internet access to the internet without even spending a single penny.
The “high-speed free Wi-Fi” services were announced by the DMRC on Friday at all the Blue Line Metro Stations. The Blue Line connects Dwarka (South-West Delhi) with Noida City Center (part of NCR) and Vaishali (East Delhi) and has 50 intermediate stations. All the 50 stations will provide the free internet services.
In order to avail these services, the user needs to connect to the “Oui DMRC Free Wi-Fi” connection with a smartphone, tablet or a laptop. After connecting, the user needs to register using his/her mobile number. On successful completion of the registration process, internet services would be enabled on the device.As mentioned in a press release, released by the DMRC, a commuter will be able to use all standard internet applications inside the station premises like Facebook, Google, E-mail. Facilities like Video chatting and live streaming of cricket and football matches etc can also be availed by using the free Wi-Fi services.
The free internet services were first launched at the premium Delhi Metro Airport Line stations in October 2016. The DMRC intends to launch the “Oui DMRC Free Wi-Fi” services on all metro stations and trains. In the course of 6-9 months the DMRC will strive to provide these services on the Yellow Line stations (Connects HUDA City Center to Samaypur Badali) and Airport Line Trains. The free Wi-Fi facilities are provided by DMRC in collaboration with numerous companies. One of the most important companies in the collaboration is M/s Techno Sat Communications. Globally acclaimed “T-Track 2.0 Wave 2 Solution” is being used to provide these services.