Sunday, 10 January 2016

BSE announces free Wi-Fi Service in partnership with Tata Docomo

BSE to deliver high-speed public Wi-Fi services along with Tata Docomo.  The service, which was officially unveiled by Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister for Communications & Information Technology, Government of India, brings to fore the growing importance of internet services for government as well as corporate businesses. Through the partnership, free Wi-Fi services will be made available around the area of PJ Tower to public free of charge for 4 hours in a day to start with.

Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister for Communications & Information Technology, Government of India, said, “Mumbai is the financial hub of India and the BSE represents one of the key business centers in the city. Our aim is to modernize such influential structures that represent the true spirit of a metro like Mumbai. This initiative is a stepping stone in our endeavor towards evolving infrastructure development across the state; given the significance of internet these days, this will definitely benefit everyone. We look forward to similar initiatives in the future.”

Commenting on this announcement, Shri Ramadorai, Chairman BSE said, “BSE strongly believes in India’s Financial Inclusion journey. This is one more step which BSE has taken to help common man on the streets of Mumbai to avail of the Free Wifi and use it to better his knowledge and give him window to endless opportunities the internet can offer.”

Shri Sunil Tandon, Head - Non Voice Services, Tata Teleservices Limited commented upon the necessity of public Wi-Fi services in the country. “We are happy to partner with Bombay Stock Exchange to provide Public Wi-Fi here and we are certain that this will benefit the users with real time connectivity.  For Tata Docomo, Public Wi-Fi access is an important step towards digitization and an earnest endeavor for the evolving high speed internet access infrastructure development in the country.  Our expertise is in providing and managing Public Wi-Fi at large establishments in the country and we look forward to playing a key role in similar initiatives in future. With these, we aim to empower our customers with best-in-class connectivity solutions.”