“RailTel has launched prepaid plans for its Railwire Wi-Fi at 4000 plus Railway stations across India. Going forward, a passenger can use 30 minutes free wi-fi per day at 1 mbps speed at these 4000 plus railway stations. For using the Wi-Fi facility at a higher speed of upto 34 mbps, the user needs to choose a plan with a higher speed by paying a nominal fee,” Indian Railways said in a press statement.
Those who want to access the Wi-Fi can do so by opting for a recharge plan that suits their needs.
Here’s a brief overview of the recharge options:
>Rs 10 for 5 GB data in a day
>Rs 15 for 10 GB data in a day
>Rs 20 for 10 GB data valid for five days
>Rs 30 for 20 GB data valid for five days
>Rs 40 for 20 GB data valid for 10 days
>Rs 50 for 30 GB data valid for 10 days
>Rs 70 for 60 GB data valid for 30 days
The recharge can be done through a number of payment options like net banking, e-wallet, credit cards.
Recently, the RailTel Corporation made its debut on the bourses with a 16% premium. The scrip had a decent listing despite a sell-off in the Indian equities.
RailTel already provides free wi-fi service at more than 5,950 stations. Anyone with a smartphone can access wi-fi with an OTP verification.