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Free Wi-Fi for city within 3-4 months: Arvind Kejriwal

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Aug 9, 2019, 1:29 am IST
Updated : Aug 9, 2019, 1:29 am IST

The Aam Aadmi Party supremo said that the work to provide free Wi-Fi has started.

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal
 Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi: Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, on Thursday, reiterated that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government will start providing free Wi-Fi internet service—a key poll promise of his party—to residents in the national capital ‘soon.’

The Aam Aadmi Party supremo said that the work to provide free Wi-Fi has started. He made this remark while addressing a press conference in the national capital, during which he said that every user will be given 15 GB data free every month at a speed of 200 mbps.

 

He said, “11,000 hotspots will be installed across Delhi. The work to provide free Wi-Fi has started. Every user will be given 15 GB data free every month. This is the first phase.”

The CM said that the Delhi Cabinet has cleared the proposal to install 11,000 hotspots in the first phase. The free Wi-Fi Internet services will begin in 3-4 months’ time.

The AAP leader said that out of 11,000 hotspots, 4,000 will be installed at the bus stops while the remaining 7,000 will be installed in Assembly constituencies across Delhi. At least 200 people will be able to use the Wi-Fi services at each hotspot within a range of 50 metre.   

 

Regarding his government’s plan of installing CCTVs across the national capital, he said that around 1 lakh and 40,000 CCTVs will be installed in various locations in Delhi. He said a total of 2 lakh and 80,000 CCTVs will be installed in the national capital. Of these, about 4,000 CCTVs will be installed in each Assembly segment.

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