Ibibo Group-owned online bus booking portal RedBus has started installing WiFi in buses on select routes. The company’s founder and CEO Ashish Kashyap told MediaNama that the WiFi project is at an experimental stage, but he did not expand on future plans. Currently, RedBus provides 50 to 200 MB of free data usage to customers depending on their frequency of bookings. Kashyap added that WiFi in buses “is part of our initiative of building "Wireless platforms" for the inter-city bus industry.” The company has also featured live bus tracking on its app which allows customers and ticket vendors to track departure, arrival, location, bus statuses in real-time using GPS. Live tracking of buses is now available in 9500 private inter-city buses in India that have signed up with RedBus. Apart from this, RedBus has a platform for hiring buses and tempos…
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