Fadnavis announces activation of 500 Wi-Fi hotspots in Maharashtra

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan. 9(ANI): Maharashtra's Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday announced activation of 500 Wi-Fi hotspots at various locations in Mumbai saying that the number would climb to 1200 by May 1. Providing citizens with a link to find their nearest hotspot locations, Fadnavis further said that Mumbai has become India's largest public Wi-Fi service and one of the largest in the world. "Happy to dedicate Phase 1 of #MumbaiWiFi . From this instance, 500 WiFi Hotspots go live across various locations in #Mumbai. #MumbaiWifi is India's largest Public WiFi service & one of the largest globally too," Fadnavis said from his official Twitter handle. The Wi-Fi network was said to be used for smart parking and smart transportation facilities by providing real-time updates on the traffic, routes and the capacity of the modes of transportations. (ANI)