BIF said that the move also increases the Wi-Fi capacity for indoor usage from 300 MHz to 605 MHz.
According to reports, the calling services over the public Wi-Fi would be offered at no additional cost.
The Bengaluru city civic body plans to set up about 400 Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) hotspots, said an official on 28 February.
Google has announced that Android will now reveal the speed of a nearby Wi-Fi network, so that you can decide whether the speed is good enough for you before you connect to it.
According to the Alliance, the new Wi-Fi security protocol adds improvements that will basically block people from guessing your passwords altogether. WPA3 will also secure your internet traffic and even the IoT gadgets connected to them.
Google testing paid internet service on its Google Station network; likely to turn railway stations into cyber cafes
Google has partnered with RailTel to provide internet across various railway stations across the country.
A whopping 96 percent of Indians put personal information at risk while using public Wi-Fi for checking bank accounts, sharing personal photos and videos.
Telecom regulator Trai today recommended small entrepreneurs and shop owners be allowed to become Wi-Fi hotspot venues and team up with 'aggregators' to offer low-cost public Internet services in a PCO-type model.
Trai plans to increase the Wi-Fi hotspot penetration across the country to give easy access to Wi-Fi and Internet in extension.
It’s official, India will be the first country in the world where Google will deploy Google Station. It’s a fast Wi-Fi initiative that aims to bring high-speed internet access to public areas.
Terming the availability and affordability of broadband as a "prerequisite" for growth of digital transactions, regulator Trai Monday said it will finalise in 20-25 days its views on 'public Wi-Fi networks'.
TRAI announced the new deadline as 9 December in a press release, noting that further requests for extensions will not be entertained.
The Internet Freedom Foundation (IFF) has responded to the consultation note by TRAI on the roll out of Wi-Fi hotspots across the country.
The consultation note seeks inputs from stakeholders on how to deploy an interoperable and scaleable nationwide public wi-fi network.
The free Wi-Fi service will be provided to all commuters throughout the 22.7-km length of the Airport Express line which has six stations in all.
This aims at extending public Wi-Fi to places such as malls, schools, restaurants, shops and more.
Over one lakh devotees made use of the free WiFi service, AAMCHANET, provided at popular Ganesh pandals and immersion sites across Mumbai and which received a massive response from the devotees.
The fibre laid for the CCTV network in Mumbai will be re-purposed for a rapid rollout of public Wi-Fi by the Maharashtra State Government.
A round up of all the regulations and consultations by Trai, and their current statuses.
Trai's Public Wi-Fi consultation is an opportunity to leapfrog into the next generation of the internet
Trai's Public Wi-Fi consultation is for boosting broadband availability and making data cheaper, but it is also the first step towards IoT and Smart Cities.