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MumbaiWiFi launched with 500 WiFi Hotspots across city

Maharashtra government on 9 January 2017 launched India’s largest public WiFi service called 'MumbaiWifi'.  
●    The facility was inaugurated by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in Mumbai.
●    The facility will initially provide 500 wifi hotspots across different locations like Vidhan Bhawan, Bombay High Court, Kalanagar in Bandra and Mumbai Police Commissioner’s office.
●    Fadnavis described the service as an important step towards digital empowerment. 
●    During the trial period in last week of December 2016, about 23000 users across the city signed up and downloaded more than 2 TB of data.
●    He also reiterated the government’s commitment to providing 1200 WiFi hotspots by 1 May 2017.

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