Tata Docomo, NDMC launch public Wi-Fi service in Connaught Place

Operators are making various efforts to build city wide Wi-Fi service in Delhi. Tata has already launched Wi-Fi service in Khan Market area of Delhi.

By Kul Bhushan Published Date
17 - Nov - 2014
| Last Updated
17 - Nov - 2014
Tata Docomo, NDMC launch public Wi-Fi service in Connaught Place

Tata Docomo in partnership with New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has officially launched public Wi-Fi services in  Connaught Place (CP) area in Delhi.

To access Wi-Fi service, users need to authenticate with a valid mobile number in a Wi-Fi enabled device. Post which the user receives a one time password (OTP) to login and use the service free for 20 minutes.  Those who wish to continue the experience can opt for recharge cards of various denominations, which are available online and at Tata Docomo retail outlets.

The recharge cards are available at Rs. 10 for 30 mins, Rs. 20 for 60 mins and Rs. 50 for 180 mins of Wi-Fi access. For any service related assistance customers can call the Wi-Fi call centre number +91 11 60607070.

Announcing the launch, Mr Jalaj Shrivastava, Chairman, NDMC said, “Enriching facilities such as the Wi-Fi connectivity across Connaught Place showcase the futuristic path NDMC has taken to bring the city at par with international standards.”

Mr. N. Srinath, Managing Director, Tata Teleservices Limited, added, “The deployment of Wi-Fi services in one of the biggest public open-areas in the city is a nod to the emerging trends of data consumption, especially by millennials. ”

Earlier this year Tata Teleservices and NDMC had announced plans to launch Wi-Fi services in the CP area, New Delhi. However, roll out of the services was delayed due to several technical and logistical issues.

Back in August, NDMC had launched free Wi-Fi service in Delhi's posh Khan Market. According to authorities, there are more such initiatives are in the pipeline.