The Domestic and International Terminals of the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) will now be equipped with Wi-Fi services provided by Delhi International Airport (Pvt) Ltd (DIAL) and Vodafone India together. DIAL is a GMR-led consortium. The Wi-Fi service has been launched and is available for fliers to use at the IGI Airport following successful trials over three months. Vodafone’s prepaid or postpaid customers can now avail complementary Wi-Fi facilities at both terminals of the airport. The customers of Vodafone going in for a recharge of 1GB and 2GB data pack of either 3G or 4G will get 1GB free Wi-Fi which can be used at India’s largest Wi-Fi zone at the IGI Airport or any other Wi-Fi zone powered by Vodafone, the statement said. Also Read - Jio maintains lead in 4G download speed, Vi in upload in May: TRAI
“DIAL has now enabled mobile data offload service platform at the airport that promises to make internet access on mobile devices both fast and simple. Our strong partnership with Vodafone shall also ensure airport customers get to experience the best quality internet service using airport’s robust Wi-Fi network, the largest single Wi-Fi hotspot in India,” said I. Prabhakara Rao, CEO of DIAL. “Over one lakh inbound and outbound travelers use the IGI Airport each day. Our endeavor to offer Wi-Fi at the airport, will keep these travelers confidently connected on multiple devices, while they are transiting,” said Sandeep Kataria, Director-Commercial, Vodafone India. “Flying in and out of Delhi will now be more fun for Vodafone customers who can also enjoy this free 1GB Wi-Fi seamlessly,” he added. Also Read - Vi (Vodafone Idea) is now focusing on growing broadband business with You Broadband
Vodafone had recently introduced a new 4G plan for new and existing, prepaid as well as postpaid subscribers. Under the Vodafone SuperNet data plan, users get 10GB of 4G data for the price of 1GB. The offer is valid till December 31 and available in all telecom circles where Vodafone offers its 3G/4G connection.