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GoCarz Offers Free In-Car Wi-Fi Services in Delhi; Unanswered Questions

Radio taxi operator GoCarz has launched its operations in New Delhi. Whats interesting here though, is that GoCarz is offering free in-car WiFi service to its customers along with other goodies like a free newspaper and a bottle of water. The service is currently available only in New Delhi region and NCR region but it is expected t0 be available in other cities in the coming future. Cabs can be booked by calling 45458585 or by filling up an online form with requisite details. Mehak Gogia, Marketing Head, Gocarz however claimed that the Wi-Fi speeds offered are "as good as connecting via LAN or a dongle" and all the bandwidth charges are taken care of by GoCarz. Elaborating on how the system works, he added that each cab has a digital tariff rendering system with built-in WiFi that operates through an username and password which is shared by the driver to the customer. Unanswered Questions: There are several unanswered questions surrounding this service such as which Internet service provider has GoCarz partnered with to offer this service, whether the customers require any personal identification card to access the Internet (India's cyber cafe regulations), what would be the Internet speeds, and whether there is a data cap attached to the service among others. Fares: GoCarz's fare structure is also quite different compared to other radio taxi operators. There is a minimum fare of Rs 100 (Non-AC) or Rs 120 (AC) along with a convenience charge of Rs 50. In comparison, Meru Cabs charges one Rs 20 for the first kilometer and Rs 20/km…

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