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State-run telecom operator BSNL will invest Rs 7,000 crore in setting up Wi-Fi hotspots integrated with 3G, 4G networks across the country over the next two to three years, a top company official said.
“Wifi is an obvious choice for BSNL going forward but it alone cannot be successful. It has to be integrated with 3G, 4G network so that customer can be seamlessly transferred to wifi. In two to three years, we will be investing Rs 7,000 crore to set up integrated wifi across the country,” Chairman and Managing Director of BSNL Anupam Shrivatava said while speaking at TeleAnalysis event here.
The company has already rolled out wifi service in Varanasi and will be extending it to more tourist spots by the end of this year.
“By end of this financial year, we will have 2,500 wifi hotpsots,” Shrivatava said. Original post at ET Telecom