The most popular tourist attraction in India will now allow the visitors to surf the internet free of charge for the first 30 minutes. Beyond that, the charges will be a nominal (roughly $1 for 2 hours).Now surf the net with Free Wi-fi at the Taj Mahal #WifiTaj Click To Tweet
Come June 16 and the visitors at the Taj Mahal will get free Wi-Fi internet facility across the sprawling campus for 30 minutes. Any browsing or usage like downloading, surfing after this period would invite charges at Rs.30 an hour, a Bharatiya Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) official said. Chief General Manager of BSNL (UP-West) Pradeep Kumar told IANS that the trials have been completed and the service will be launched by union Telecom Minister Ravi Shanker Prasad in Agra on June 16. He informed that while bandwidth is being provided by BSNL, the system integrator – Quadgen, a Bengaluru based company – is providing the wireless support. (Source: Economic Times)
Taj Mahal gets roughly 3 million visitors a year. Best times for visiting the Taj are October, November and February. Those visiting the beautiful landmark may remember that for security reasons, only four things are allowed with the visitors inside the building: water in transparent bottles, small video cameras, still cameras, mobile phones and small ladies’ purses.
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