In 2015, Google unveiled Google Station, a program for WiFi hotspots across many train stations in partnership with Indian Railways and the ISP RailTel. On Thursday, Caesar Sengupta, who heads a wing of the company focusing on emerging markets like India, announced that the program's goal of covering 400 stations has been completed. The 400th station to be covered is Dibrugarh station in Assam. "There are now over 8 million people getting online with Google Station every month," Sengupta said in a blog post announcing the milestone. "On average, people consume 350MB of data per session, roughly the size of a half-hour television episode and over half of the people using Google Station engage in multiple online sessions a day." WiFi hotspots in India Google manages the WiFi network at these 400 stations, while RailTel provides the fibre infrastructure. The…
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