Google To Bring Wi-Fi To Hundreds Of Indian Train Stations
As part of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Digital India" initiative, Google says it's bringing Wi-Fi to hundreds of India's train stations.By Mikah Sargent | September 27, 2015
Google says there are nearly one billion people in India without access to the Internet, and it plans to do something about that.
The company announced it will make use of India's vast railway system to bring the Internet to more Indians. (Video via Indian Railways)
"What's really astounding is the fact that there are still nearly one billion people in India who aren’t online. We’d like to help get these next billion Indians online—so they can access the entire web, and all of its information and opportunity," Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote in a blog post.