Wi-Fi Development Gains Momentum Amid Shortage of Mobile Phone Bandwidth

  • With the number of people with smartphones and the number of people who want to stay connected increasing, Wi-Fi development has gained momentum because of its ability to handle mass volume of bandwidth.
  • High-speed public Wi-Fi service was unveiled at Mumbai Central Station by RailTel in partnership with Google in January.
  • In Karnataka, BSNL set up a high-speed Wi-Fi service at 20 popular spots last week.
  • In November last year, Facebook said it was partnering with BSNL to create 100 Wi-Fi hotspots in rural India.