Indian Railways approved Wifi technology of state-owned Centre for Development of Telematics (CDOT). Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha tweeted “C-DoT WiFi Technology got approved by Railways.”
Indian railways are providing free wifi service at busy stations. He transport giant has collaborated with Google to provide free wifi at 100 stations by the end of this year.
Most of the equipment used by Indian Telecom network is imported. Now, this move by the central government approving usage C-DoT wifi equipment will help deployment of indigenously made gears.
The minister presided over the 44th meeting of the C-DoT Governing Council during which he advised the company to think regarding 5G technology and asked them to consider and recruit the best brains.
“In the 44th meeting of C-DoT Governing Council, directed C-DoT to think about 5G. Directed C-DoT to consider recruit & retain best brains with better salary & perks,” Sinha said.
C-DOT was established in 1984 with an initial responsibility to designing and developing digital exchanges. It has offices in Delhi, Bengaluru and Kolkata.