WifiTourists visiting the Kashmir valley can now access hi-speed Internet services at the international airport here free of charge for the first 15 minutes as BSNL on Sunday launched its state-of-art WiFi HotSpot services.

The 4G-based WiFi HotSpot services of the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) at the Srinagar International Airport was inaugurated by Kashmir Divisional Commissioner Asgar H Samoon.

General Manager Telecom, Kashmir, Mohammad Salim Beg said the services would be extended to other parts of Kashmir to facilitate customers with high-speed Internet service through WiFi hotspots.

The WiFi services will be free for the first 15 minutes, a BSNL spokesman said. He said passengers will have to login after turning on WiFi services on their laptops or smartphones or any other wireless device.

Then, a BSNL-WiFi prompt will pop-up on their device and the passengers will have to register and then they will be provided with a one-time password, he said. After verification, they will be able to browse.