Trivandrum: Tata Docomo today announced partnership with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to deliver high-speed public Wi-Fi services at Trivandrum International Airport (TRV). The Wi-Fi services, at both Domestic and International Terminals, will be available to passengers free of charge in the transit and lounge areas of the airport for 30 minutes, after which passengers can continue to avail the service by paying for it online.
The service was officially launched by George G Tharakan, Director, Trivandrum International Airport; Sunil Tandon, Head – Non Voice Services, Tata Teleservices; and Sunit Sharma, Chief Airport Security Officer, CISF- Trivandrum; at a function held today at the old Domestic Terminal in Thiruvananthapuram.
In his address, George said, “Airports Authority of India Manages 121 Airports in India including 11 international Airports. Trivandrum International Airport is the 11th busiest airport in India and this airport handles over 3 million passengers every year. 70% of these are international travellers. Hence, we wanted to make sure that they get a similar experience as comparable to the world’s best airports in terms of services. We are hopeful that partnering with Tata Docomo to provide high-speed Wi-Fi services at the Trivandrum International Airport will surely guarantee customer delight at Kerala’s second busiest airport.”
“This in our continuous endeavour to provide high speed public Wi-Fi across the leading airports in the country. Wi-fi zones are becoming an increasingly important feature of our public spaces; Tata Docomo is at the heart of this evolution. As a company we are uniquely placed to deliver, provision, support, provide security and back-up on this scale”, Sunil said.
“Travellers have their own ‘Magic Hour’ which they use to check mails, access flight information, browse the web and send messages prior to boarding their flight. This is the reason airports require high quality and reliable public Wi-Fi services. We are proud to partner with the Airport Authority of India (AAI) to provide a great experience to the large number of passengers flying in and out of Trivandrum”, he added.
Though announced earlier, Chief Minister, Shri Oommen Chandy failed to turn up for the inauguration of the Wi-Fi services.
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