GUWAHATI, Sept 10 - Visitors to the Kamakhya Temple have another reason to celebrate, as the revered shrine atop Nilachal hills became a Wi-Fi hotspot from yesterday.
BSNL, in collaboration with GOIP Global Services Private Limited and with Bluetown (a Danish innovative company) as technology partner, has put its first Wi-Fi hotspot in Assam at Kamakhya temple and Wi-Fi services are available for public access around the temple.
BSNL is also selling prepaid vouchers through a sales agent for accessing the Wi-Fi services.
The Wi-Fi hotspot was inaugurated by MK Seth, Chief General Manager of BSNL Assam Circle. S Pokharna, General Manager (CM), Rabindra Kumar Jakhar, Deputy General Manager, Kamrup Telecom District and other senior officers were also present on the occasion.
�This is the first Wi-Fi hotspot in Assam which is being operated at Kamakhya temple on an experimental basis and the service will improve further, basing on the feedback, natural condition and observation,� the official said.
GOIP & Bluetown intends to put up 300 additional access points at 100 different locations within Assam during the current financial year.