Hyderabad City Wi-Fi Project Launched With Over 1,000 Hotspots


The Telangana government on Tuesday propelled ‘Hyderabad City Wi-Fi’ project, giving the wireless systems administration technology at more than 1,000 open places in the city.

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) Mayor B Rammohan, who propelled the project, said it will in the long run cover around 3,000 hotspots in the city.

Telangana IT Secretary Jayesh Ranjan said 3,000 open areas were distinguished in the city. The system has now been introduced at 1,000 hotspots with a guaranteed data transfer capacity of 5-10Mbps offering 30 minutes of free Wi-Fi. The remaining 2,000 spots will be canvassed in next three months.

The whole venture is being taken off at a cost of around Rs. 300 crores, he said including that the cash has been contributed by the business.

In June 2015, under the ‘Digital Telangana’ umbrella, the legislature had propelled the pilot form of the ‘Hyderabad City Wi-Fi’ project.

In light of its prosperity, the administration chosen to scale up the venture to cover more than 3,000 areas crosswise over Hyderabad, through industry interest.

The project will be likewise be reached out to Telangana’s Warangal, Karimnagar and Khammam locale, Ranjan said.

“We will stabilise it first in Hyderabad and based on how it is working, we will extend it to three other districts,” he told reporters on the sidelines of the event.

Gotten some information about the security perspective, the IT secretary stated, “Misuse is likewise happening…there is a need to guarantee that such things don’t occur.”

“There is security mechanical assembly and there are some empanelled organizations which give security scope against unapproved utilization of Wi-Fi. We will be talking with them and work on how the entire city can be secured,” he said.

Cell Operators Association of India (COAI) is the technical counsel to the Telangana government in the venture.

COAI Director General Rajan Mathews said the legislature and the business cooperated for this ambitious project.