DMRC, Rail Tel inks MoU for Wifi service on metro stations

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Rail Tel Corporation of India for starting WiFi internet services at some of the select stations of the Delhi Metro network.DMRC RailTel

Five stations of the Delhi Metro system have been identified for the setting up of these services initially. The stations are: Rajiv Chowk, Kashmere Gate, Vishwavidyalaya, Central Secretariat and Hauz Khas.

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

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

The MoU was signed at Metro Bhawan in the presence of DMRC’s Managing Director, Dr. Mangu Singh and Rail Tel Corporation of India’s Chairman and Managing Director, RK Bahuguna.

DMRC is exploring the possibilities of introducing WiFi based internet facilities at its Metro stations as well as trains. This MoU is the first step towards that direction.