Under this new service, users will be able to access pre-loaded entertainment content, such as movies, shows and music, by connecting to a hotspot Wi-Fi connection, and downloading a certain mobile app.
Currently, the app is under development and the service is in the testing phase.
The service shall get introduced by July, and the Railways would float a tender to facilitate its implementation.
The service aims at increasing non-fare revenue of Indian Railways
Reportedly, the launch of the infotainment service is aimed at increasing the non-fare revenue of the Indian Railways. Under this service, revenue shall be earned via featured promotions in the pre-loaded content offered to passengers.