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Soon, get Wi-Fi data vouchers from street vendors: All you need to know

The PDO creates Wi-Fi hotspots using 2G, 3G or 4G signals

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Telecom minister Manoj Sinha on Friday launched a public data office machine that will work like yesteryear's telephone booths to provide low-cost Wi-Fi service to mobile phone users. The public data office (PDO), developed by state-run C- DOT, can be installed at any neighbourhood shop or even on push carts to provide low-cost Wi-Fi powered data packs to public. The PDO creates Wi-Fi hotspots using 2G, 3G or 4G signals and connect up to 100 mobile devices at a given time in a range of 500 metres. A retailer using PDO would issue coupons of small units to consumers for accessing ...

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First Published: Sat, April 22 2017. 09:47 IST
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