In Govindaraja Nagar, where free wi-fi facility has been launched on a pilot basis, Reliance JIO is providing internet facility in 3km radius. Citizens can use the public wi-fi by entering their phone number as password.
Municipal Corporation officials said: “The city corporation and the Information Technology department is having talks with various service providers to chalk out strategies for the free wi-fi connectivity.”
Users will get to use public wifi free for the first 30 minutes. They will have to pay the commercial rates, as fixed by the TRAI, for using the service beyond the free minutes.