Wi-Fi Hotspots in Plan for the Building Up of Smart City

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Wi-Fi Hotspots in Plan

Smart city and smartest technical build-ups are the dream plans of the Chief Minister of West Bengal. Mamata Bannerjee has always wanted to grow Kolkata in a better way than London. Though there have been many criticisms about her London dreams, yet nothing could stop her from making Kolkata the first Wi-Fi city of India. There are many people to criticise her, but there are many who utilise the technical advancements to the fullest too. Setting up Wi-Fi at Park Street was probably the most essential step towards gaining youth attention.

Wi-Fi Hotspots in Plan

The project that aimed at making Kolkata the Smart City will now have the plan to set up Wi-Fi hotspot across New Town. The authorities have engaged KPMG as consultants to advise them as to how best to come up with a pan-city solution in accordance with the Smart City Plan. There was a long discussion on the matter with a power-point presentation after which KPMG suggested that there may be 70 odd public Wi-Fi hotspots in different places of the township in bus stands, parks, markets, plazas and such other places where the first 30 minutes of the high-speed free internet will be provided to all.

There will also be the plan to provide houses with the Wi-Fi connections at a reasonable cost on application. The project will be handled through the public-private partnership.

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