What is PM-WANI?

The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi approved the proposal of Department of Telecom (DoT) to proliferate Broadband through Public Wi-Fi networks under the framework of the Prime Minister’s Wi-Fi Access Network Interface (PM-WANI) on 9th December 2020.

Importance of PM-WANI Framework

"To facilitate ease of doing business and encourage local shops and small establishments to become Wi-Fi providers, it has been approved that the last-mile Public Wi-Fi providers require no license, no registration and will not need to pay any fees to DoT."

How to access broadband on PM-WANI Wi-Fi?

The potential user who wants to access Broadband through Public Wi-Fi will need to download the relevant App, get authenticated, and thereafter access Broadband at any Public Wi-Fi Hotspot.

  • PDO


    Public Data Office will establish, maintain, and operate PM-WANI compliant Wi-Fi Hotspots and provide last-mile connectivity to deliver Broadband services to subscribers by procuring internet bandwidth from telecom service providers and/ or internet service providers.

  • PDOA


    Public Data Office Aggregator will provide aggregation services such as authorization and accounting to PDOs, thereby facilitating PDOs in providing services to the end consumer.

  • App-provider

    App Provider

    App Provider will develop an Application to register users and discover and display PM-WANI compliant Wi-Fi Hotspots in the proximity for accessing the internet service and also authenticate the potential Broadband users.

  • Central-Registry

    Central Registry

    Central Registry will maintain the details of App Providers, PDOAs, and PDOs. It is currently maintained by the Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DoT).

P.M. Wani Software Support By Netwall

Netwall will provide a unique forum for communication through the medium of Hot-Spot Internet access. You may able to set up NAS/BRAAS Internet-enabled Pre-Paid Coupon based, Self-Registration Portal to public spaces throughout Cities and nearby Area, in locations frequented by any common persons as well a business travelers, passengers with no nearby internet cafes or other similar competition. They can check email, locate phone numbers, and look up directions on any of the multiple online- mapping sites. They can also simply surf the net, as their time and budget allows. By accepting all kinds of credit cards allowed by your Payment Gateway and use pre-paid coupons.

Netwall Hotspot,

A special Hotspots/WISP version of our market-leading RADIUS/AAA server, that lets hotspots providers easily and profitably offer wireless Internet access to customers, while eliminating the overhead associated with customer provisioning, authorization and accounting.