Delhi Metro Rail Corporation will now allow free access to the Internet via free high-speed WiFi at Yellow Line Stations for the commuters. DMRC has collaborated with a technology consortium to offer the facility inside the metro station within a year except for the Airport Express line. The passengers will be able to access WhatsApp, Facebook, Google Search and more.
While allowing access to the internet for free at all Yellow Line Metro Stations in Delhi the DMRC said, “Despite the various constraints posed by the Covid pandemic in the last more than a year, Delhi Metro in its efforts to continuously enhance the travel experience for its commuters, has successfully introduced the facility of free high-speed wifi service from all Metro stations of its Yellow Line (i.e, Line-2 from HUDA City Centre to Samaypur Badli) from today.”
According to Delhi Metro, this service which happens to coincide with the start of festivities is launched on this Line which has a total of 37 Metro Stations and runs pretty much entirely underground through one of Delhi’s most congested areas, covering out Delhi, North Delhi, Central Delhi, South Delhi and at last Gurugram.
With the launch of High-Speed WI-Fi at all stations of Yellow Line, “Oui DMRC Free WI-Fi” is now available at 94 stations of the Delhi Metro Network. This Free Wi-Fi service is being provided by a Consortium led by M/S Techno Sat Comm.
Commuters will be able to access standard internet applications, which includes Email, Facebook, Google Search, WhatsApp, Video and Audio calls and so on by simply logging into network ID “OUI DMRC FREE Wi-Fi”.
In order to access the free WiFi at the stations, follow these steps:
- Open your phone and search for “OUI DMRC FREE Wi-Fi”.
- Enter your phone number and email address to receive OTP via SMS.
- Then enter the OTP, agree to the terms and conditions and then tap the connect button to use the free WiFi service.
If you have any trouble accessing free WiFi at Metro Stations on any of these lines, commuters can call HelpLine at 9541693693.
“OUI DMRC Free High-Speed Wi-Fi connectivity is already available on all stations of the Blue Line and Airport Express Line (The network is restored after Covid),” Delhi Metro Rail Corporation said.
It should be noted that the Blue Line (Dwarka Sector 21 to Noida Electronic City/Vaishali) has 50 metro stations with over 400 access points installed by DMRC to provide uninterpreted internet access, whereas the Airport Express Line(New Delhi Railway Station to Dwarka Sector 21, linking Indira Gandhi International Airport) has six stations with over 50 access points to provide uninterpreted internet access.
Apart from offering free WiFi service at Metro stations across its network, DMRC is working with Techno Sat Comm to introduce this service inside Metro trains within a year. In already operational trains, upgrading and installing the desired access points can be a difficult task according to DMRC but has trailed free WiFI service in its Airport Line trains, which has been suspended due to COVID restrictions in 2020 and is now being restored within the next 10-15 days.
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