To incite the need of Internet in India’s capital, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announces to provide 15GB data per month for free. Back in 2015, When came into power, Arvind Kejriwal mentions in their manifesto to provide free Internet to Delhiites. However, for some reason, the Delhi government not able to achieve the task until now.
But they are now providing 15GB of monthly data or 1.5GB of daily data for free to people living in Delhi. They are going to achieve the task by assembling 11,000 hotspots in Delhi in the 1st phase. Out of these 11,000 hotspots, the first 100 is installing on December 16 this month. Hence then in each week, there is a target to install 500 hotspots, completing this whole project in 6 months. Once the task to assemble 11,000 hotspots in Delhi completes, they move to the second phase. The details of which they will reveal then.
This whole project (of assembling 11,000 hotspots) costs the Delhi Government around Rs. 100 crores.
Coming to get access to these hotspots, an individual has to download an App (we share the details once we further know about it). The App, in turn, asks the User to complete their KYC. Next, it provides an OTP for cross verification. Once done, one can enjoy free Internet benefits. The speed one can get ranges in between 100Mbps to 150Mbps.
Around 150 to 200 persons could connect to one hotspot, whereas on average, 22 lakh users could connect to all hotspots.
Arvind Kejriwal says they have now completed all things they have promised in their 2015 manifesto.