RailTel has announced that RailWire subscribers can now use their home broadband plans on RailTel’s high-speed Wi-Fi network across 6105 railway stations in India. RailWire home broadband users are not required to buy prepaid Wi-Fi plans at the railway station; instead, they can use their RailWire Fiber To The Home (FTTH) subscription.
To use RailTel’s Wi-Fi network, users need to switch on the Wi-Fi on their smartphone and connect it with the RailWire SSID. Then, they can proceed with clicking on the hyperlink provided on the Captive Portal (log-in screen) and enter the RailWire User ID and Password. Once connected, users can enjoy high-speed internet and watch OTT content on any 6105 railway stations in India.
“RailTel is committed to strengthen its RailWire infrastructure, spread deeper into data-starved areas, unleash more infotainment offerings, and improve value propositions for its RailWire customers in the near future. Making home broadband plan available at Station WiFi network across India is a unique value proposition for our esteemed RailWire customers,” said Shri Sanjai Kumar, CMD-RailTel.
Recently, RailWire launched the SATRANG broadband plans that offer up to 15 premium OTT apps, including Sony Liv, Zee5, Voot Select, and Disney+ Hotstar. According to the company, more than ten lacs unique users access the RailWire public Wi-Fi network at railway stations every day. RailWire currently has over 4.8 lakh subscribers across India.