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Google to set up Wi-Fi in 400 Indian railway stations

John Ribeiro | Sept. 30, 2015
The service will be initially free but has a long-term aim of being self-sustainable

On Sunday, Modi also visited Facebook's headquarters and had a Town Hall Q&A for which the company said it had received more than 40,000 questions from the Facebook community.

Both Facebook and Google have launched development-focused programs in India. Both companies, however, also have problems in India.

Facebook's Internet.org app and mobile website, renamed Free Basics by Facebook last week, has been criticized for creating a "walled garden" of free Internet services including its own for low-income users. The company has said it has opened up the project to any interested developer, under certain conditions. Google is meanwhile being investigated by the Competition Commission of India for anti-competitive practices in its advertising programs.

 

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