Delhi’s Khan Market Gets Free Wi-Fi Zone, CP to Follow Soon
Delhi’s Khan Market is now officially a free wi-fi hotspot. This ambitious project has been undertaken by the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC). For this, it has partnered with Tata Docomo and Vodafone.
But this Free Wi-Fi hotspot does not offer unlimited access. People at Khan Market can only avail first 20 minutes of Internet access for free. After that, customers can purchase additional data online or through retail shops offering top-ups. Docomo has revealed that the price for 40 minutes usage is Rs. 20 only. Other top-ups are Rs 30 and Rs 90 for 60 minutes and 100 minutes.
This free wi-fi service start in Connaught Place by the end of this month. This was supposed to start in July but delayed due to security issues. Few corporates raised objections that it can interfere with their network. But agency has assured that they got the necessary security clearances from the Department of Telecom for the project.
Tata Docomo is already offering free Wi-Fi services in several other locations including Delhi Domestic and T3 International Airport, Feroz Shah Kotla Cricket Stadium and others.