Google is serving free wifi at railway stations world wide to attract the visitors and get high revenue. Check now !!
Now enjoy free browsing in just a single click with Google. Yah ! Google is providing free wifi at most of the railways.
Google offers free wifi for it's users :-
489 railways stations in India now have Google’s free. The project was launched back in 2015. As of now, the project provides free internet connectivity to 489 railway stations in India.
The project that delivers internet to hundreds of railway station was brought into action in collaboration with RailTel, a public sector telecom infrastructure provider, and the Indian Railways.
Google also has a similar project operational in Mexico and is planning to expand it to more countries. The company announced its plans to start the Google Station Internet project in Indonesian recently.
Providing WiFi in the country helps bring more people online, but given that they’ll likely head to Google only, it also benefits the company. Its advertising driven revenue model is based on acquiring user data and learning how users behave on the Internet.
So, by connecting more users in India, Google stands to improve its chances of monetising one of the fastest growing markets in the world. Google isn’t the only one trying to provide such services though.
Facebook, the world’s largest social network, has also taken a few shots at the country. While its efforts with Free Basics were banned by India’s regulators, Facebook currently collaborates with Airtel for a service called “ExpressWiFi”. This is an app that you can download on your smartphone, which lets you buy data packs for high speed data.
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