Select Delhi Metro stations soon to be WiFi zones

Select Delhi Metro stations, including Rajiv Chowk and Central Secretariat, would soon be WiFi zones, an official said on Wednesday.

According to an official statement, five Delhi Metro stations – Rajiv Chowk, Kashmere Gate, Vishwavidyalaya, Central Secretariat and Hauz Khas – have been identified for setting up of the services initially.

The announcement was made following a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the Delhi Metro and the Rail Tel Corporation of India on Wednesday.

“As per the MoU, the installation of the equipments is expected to be completed within the next seven months,” the statement said.

“Delhi Metro is exploring the possibilities of introducing WiFi based internet facilities at its stations as well as trains. This MoU is the first step towards that direction,” it added.

According to the statement, Rail Tel shall conduct the necessary surveys, install equipments and carry out maintenance of the installed infrastructure.