Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) launched free high-speed Wi-Fi services at all Blue Line Metro stations Friday.
The service titled ‘Oui DMRC Free Wi-Fi’, the facility will be available on all 50 stations from Dwarka Sector 21 to Noida City Centre/Vaishali. It was launched by Mangu Singh, MD of DMRC at Rajiv Chowk Metro station.
“After doing a one-time registration through their mobile phones, commuters will be able to log into the Wi-Fi network,” said a DMRC official, adding that apart from social media apps such as Facebook and Twitter, commuters can also stream videos.
“The facility will use the globally acclaimed T-Track 2.0 Wave Solution, also used on high-speed trains worldwide,” the DMRC said. There is a tie-up with a consortium led by Techno Sat Comm, which has already been providing this facility on the six Metro stations of the Airport Express Line since October 2016.
In phases, DMRC will launch free Wi-Fi services on all operational Metro stations and trains. “In six-nine months, the same facility will be made available on all 37 stations of the Yellow Line from HUDA City Centre to Samaypur Badli as well as inside trains of the Airport Express Line,” the DMRC said.
According to the DMRC official, “This measure is a part of the ongoing innovative exercise by the DMRC such things are now a part of normal life and is targeted at Metro users. Many