Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar launched Wi-Fi services at Secretariat Complex and Ministers’ Block, commissioned and installed by the Department of Information and Technology in collaboration with General Administration Department, Government of Goa, in the presence of Minister for IT and Revenue Rohan Khaunte on Monday.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said the launch of the project was in pursuance of the digital initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Parrikar said the secured and fast Wi-Fi would help in speeding up the administration work.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Khaunte said the government had also plans to extend the Wi-Fi facility to government departments, schools, colleges in a phased manner wherever GBBN (Goa Broadband Network) connectivity was provided.
He informed that the proposed Wi-Fi solution was scalable upto 10,000 APs across the state and could be integrated with the GBBN network.
The salient features of Wi-Fi include present internet bandwidth which is 100 Mbps which is scalable upto 10 Gbps and supports voice video and data. Guest users can login using mobile number and can use internet for one hour duration.