Konkan Railway Opens Free WiFI Facility At 28 Stations

Konkan Railway that connects Maharashtra to Karnataka has started offering free wifi services at 28 stations across the route. This free wifi service was inaugurated by Railways minister Suresh Prabhu on 21 May from Kudal Railway station.

The free wifi facility has been set up by Mumbai based ISP Syscon/Joister. Indian Railways has tied up with the ISP to offer wifi with 2 Mbps data speed  and will be offered completely free.

In line with Government’s Digital India Initiative, Syscon/Joister are providing the JoiSpot brand wifi in Pune & Mumbai educational institutes in Maharashtra state and have now undertaken as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activity of providing free wifi bandwidth to the rural area on the Konkan route.

JoiSpot free wifi mobile app provides 2 mbps high speed Wireless internet with unlimited uploads.

Unlimited free wifi facility will be provided at 28 stations from Kolad to Madure in the initial phase with a peer to peer speed of 2 Mbps. The system can provide access to about 300 users at bigger stations and about 100 users at smaller stations.

This facility will help travelling public, commutes & tourists on Indian Railways to access essential information and they could use their time productively while waiting for trains at railway stations. This initiative of corporation is a steps towards making a smarter India.

Konkan Railway always believes in providing better passenger amenities to its passengers for their comfortable journey.

The free wifi Internet bandwidth is provided at the following Railway stations of Konkan Railway.
The stations are Kolad, Mangaon,Veer,Karanjadi, Vinhere, Diwankhavati, Khed, Anjani, Chiplun, Kamthe, Sawarda, Aravali Road, Sangameshwar, Ukshi, Bhoke, Ratnagiri, Nivasar, Adavali, Vilavade, Rajapur Road, Vaibhavwadi Road, Nandgaon Road, Kankavali, Sindhudurg, Kudal, Zarap, Sawantwadi Road and Madure⁠⁠⁠⁠,

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