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February 5, 2015

WB CM launches ‘WiFi Kolkata’ with a groupfie

WB CM launches ‘WiFi Kolkata’ with a groupfie

Kolkata is going to become the first fully Wi-Fi enabled city in India. WB CM Ms Mamata Banerjee today inaugurated the first phase of the Wi-Fi services at Park Street.

High speed 4G Wi-Fi service is now available in Park street along with the adjoining areas from this evening. The rest of the city will be covered in a phased manner within the next three months. Salt Lake, Barasat, Rajarhat and Howrah will also be made Wi-Fi enabled, CM announced.

The launch event was attended by WB CM Ms Mamata Banerjee, Honourable Mayor of Kolkata Sovan Chatterjee, ministers, MPs and representatives from Reliance group. The highlight of the launch was a ‘groupfie’ taken by WB CM

At the event, the Mayor of Kolkata made his foray into the world of Twitter with his first tweet using WiFi services:

Here are some pictures from the launch: