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Free WiFi at Mumbai Railway station from Google

A free high-speed public WiFi service was recently launced by RailTel in collaboration with technology giant Google at Mumbai Central station. This is first of its kind in India and also termed
as 'World Class'. Railwire WiFi will be available to any user who has a working mobile connection on a smartphone.

Google aims to provide free WiFi to over 10 million people by end of the year and expanding the service at 100plus railway stations spread across India.

Commuters can access this free service through an active mobile connection on their smartphones and connect to it by following these four simple steps:

1. Select “Railwire” network from mobile phone connection settings Open browser and enter the following URL “”
2. Enter active phone number in the Wi-Fi login screen to get an SMS
3. The SMS will have the 4 digit “OTP” code
4. Enter the OTP code in the Wi-Fi login screen and go online.

The only catch here is, the WiFi service is free of charge only for the first hour of usage; after the first hour, commuters will be charged somewhere between $0.37-0.44 (INR 25-30) per hour. This is to ensure that all passengers get equal speed and the service doesn't slow down any time, with too many users using it at once and also with a view that commuters usually do not stay for more than an hour at the station. 

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