|On-board entertainment in trains inching closer to reality soon by RailEnquiry Admin on 20 March, 2017 - 02:03 PM|
|RailEnquiry Admin||On-board entertainment in trains inching closer to reality soon on 20 March, 2017 - 02:03 PM|
On board entertainment in Indian passenger trains is inching towards reality as Railway ministry is gearing up for bidding for content on Demand and other radio services.
As per the deadline on – board entertainment should start from April this year which will be available directly on your personal devices such as laptops, tablets or mobile phones. Content will include kid’s videos, regional songs, devotional music, games, educational videos, electronic newspapers, TV serials, movies etc.
Through CoD on trains and at stations, the railways sees an overall infotainment market of around Rs 2,277 crore in three years’ time. Railway will provide these contents through Wifi for streaming. The cost to set up the infrastructure will come to around Rs 25 lakh per coach.