Devotees in Mumbai will have free Wi-Fi at select locations during Ganesh Chaturthi


Reliance Industries Limited’s telecom arm Reliance Jio Infocomm on Tuesday announced free Wi-Fi services for a selected few puja pandals during Ganesh Chaturthi festive celebrations starting in Mumbai this week.

Devotees during the 11-day celebrations of Ganesh Chaturthi will get the facility to access free Wi-Fi through their mobile phones in Lalbaugcha Raja, Andheri Cha Raja, and Sahyadri Cha Raja pandals.

Reliance Jio spokesperson said,”This year, we are privileged to join the festivities by offering ‘Jionet’ high speed Wi-Fi Internet service… as we want visiting devotees to sample the digital ecosystem we are building consisting of high speed data networks.”

The statement says,”Once 4G LTE service commences, Wi-Fi and LTE networks will operate seamlessly with each other.”

The company is also expected to launch of its 4G services commercially by the end of this year.

To access free Wi-Fi services visitors will simply need to scan and select Jionet, fill in their detail before entering a one-time password to start the connection.

The Reliance statement also said that the system will automatically log the user out after every 30 minutes of inactivity, and the user has to log in again with the same password.


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