Railtel Corporation of India in collaboration with TeleBrahma to offer BluFi in Bangalore City Railway Station. BluFi is a combination of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi that will provide passengers with a wealth of information and thus enhance passenger comfort.
Bangalore being India’s IT capital, it became the first in the country to offer the facility. While Telebrahma, a mobile advertising solutions provider provides the Bluetooth solution, Railtel offers free Wi-Fi facility.
To get Internet access, passengers should send their mobile numbers through the Wi-Fi registration portal. The passwords would be sent through SMS. A passenger could use Internet for 45 minutes; if he wished to continue, he had to start a fresh session.
Railtel General Manager K. Manohar Raja said:
“RailWire is a pilot retail broadband initiative by Railtel to provide affordable, high-quality internet connectivity to the masses.”