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Mobile alerts, free WiFi and more: Suresh Prabhu presents tech friendly Rail … – Firstpost

Firstpost
Indian Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu today presented a slew of measures that introduced mobile friendly facilities for passengers. Chief among these is a proposal to offer SMS alert services to inform passengers of delay and departure timings for trains.
Railway Budget 2015: Mutli-lingual ticketing portal, SMS alerts, On-board MediaNama.com
No tracks, no trains but no hike in passenger fares in Modi’s Govt maiden Rail Nagpur Today
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Westfield is giving shoppers free WiFi – Business Insider Australia

Business Insider Australia
More than 20 Westfield shopping centres will start offering free WiFi this month after the retail group’s parent company Scentre struck a deal with Optus and recently listed tech company SkyFii. Shoppers will get up to 1GB of free data to use over a
Scentre teams with Optus for Westfield’s 21 centre Wi-Fi rolloutiTWire
Optus and Scentre Group team up for nationwide Westfield WiFiDynamicBusiness

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Scentre teams with Optus for Westfield’s 21 centre Wi-Fi rollout – iTWire

iTWire
Optus has scored the job of deploying free customer Wi-Fi at 21 major Westfield shopping centres around the country, with more to follow. Apart from providing marketing opportunities and customer intelligence, offering free Wi-Fi encourages people to
Optus and Scentre Group team up for nationwide Westfield WiFiDynamicBusiness

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Public Wi-Fi hot spots will be critical to growth of the internet economy in India – Economic Times

Public Wi-Fi hot spots will be critical to growth of the internet economy in India
Economic Times
Free‘ essentially means the user gets about 30 minutes free access and thereafter pays a fi xed charge for every 10 minutes additional use. This could be `10 to `40 depending on download speeds. “Internet access for masses will happen via public

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Lancaster to get free Wi-Fi in public spaces – WGAL Lancaster

WGAL Lancaster
By the end of the year, city officials hope to make public spaces like Binn’s Park Wi-Fi capable. The announcement was part of a press conference that Mayor Gray hosted Wednesday at Lancaster City Hall, talking about moving the city forward. Lancaster
City to get free Wi-Fi in public areas under new broadband planLancasterOnline
Lancaster unveils new plan to provide free public WiFi throughout the cityFOX43.com

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