Latest News! CM Fadnavis Launches Mumbai WiFi Services with 500 Hotspots. :- Under the smart city project, the Government of Maharashtra has launched free WiFi services in Mumbai. The chief minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis has rolled out the Mumbai WiFi services connecting 500 hotspots. By sharing the news on his Twitter account, Chief minister said that it is India’s largest Public WiFi service and one of the largest globally too. He expressed the plans of launching 1,200 Wi-Fi hotspots in the Mumbai city which will be coming live by 1st May 2017.
CM Fadnavis tweeted on the launch of Mumbai WiFi across 500 hotspots that Happy to dedicate Phase 1 of #MumbaiWiFi. 500 WiFi Hotspots go live across various locations in #Mumbai. #MumbaiWifi is India’s largest Public WiFi service & one of the largest globally too”.
He also called the people of Mumbai to share their feedback on the services and the issues arose at the Twitter handle @AS_Mum_WiFi. The list of the WiFi hotspots can be accessed from the website www.aaplesarkar.maharashtra.gov.in so as to connect to the nearest Mumbai WiFi hotspot.
— CMO Maharashtra (@CMOMaharashtra) January 9, 2017
By 1st May 2017, 1200 Mumbai WiFi Hotspots will be introduced and the same statement has been officially made by the CM through his tweet that as committed,1200 WiFi hotspots will be active by 1st May 2017.Meanwhile, we will also monitor the progress on connectivity & speed.
CM Fadnavis said that highlighting is an important step by the government for digital empowerment of Maharashtra. About 23000 users across the city signed up and downloaded more than 2 TB of data during the trial period from 2nd January 2017 to 8th January 2017.
Earlier, the same project was committed by the chief minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal. It was revealed by him in July 2016 on “Talk to AK” that the project will be taking another three to four years of time to implement.