Ravi Shankar Prasad Union Minister for Information Technology and Communications, launched BSNL’s Wi-Fi service in Puri. Wi-Fi service would be initially available between Puri Jagannath Temple and Gundicha Temple. In this launching occasion Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Odisha Energy Minister Pranab Prakash Das, Puri MLA Maheswar Mohanty, Puri MP Pinaki Mishra and State Union chief KV Singdeo were present.
The wi fi facility has been created by BSNL with the optical fiber backbone which can provide broadband bandwidth of up to 100 Mbps.
BSNL will provide free Wi-Fi service for 30 minutes per 24 hours, limited to three times in a month, which visitors can utilise in multiple sessions. “After free usage limit of 30 minutes is exhausted, a customer can continue using the service on paid basis for which subscription plans are available in the denomination of Rs. 30, Rs. 50, Rs. 90 and Rs. 150 for validity of 30 minutes, 60 minutes, 120 minutes and one day respectively,” BSNL Chairman and Managing Director Anupam Shrivastava said.