Government's mission is to provide a platform to enable such seamless wireless (WIFI) connection for everyone, everywhere through the PM Wi-Fi Access Network Interface or PM WANI scheme and to entrust every individual to have access to internet connection and all of the services. The initiative aims to expand wireless internet connectivity in the nation.
The operational ecosystem of PM-WANI will include the following:
PM WANI or the Prime Minister’s Wi-Fi Access Network Interface is aiming to bring large-scale deployment of Wi-Fi access points throughout the nation to improve digital connectivity options.
“Historic PM-WANI (Wi-Fi Access Network Interface) scheme that has been cleared by the Cabinet today will revolutionize the tech world and significantly improve WiFi availability across the length and breadth of India. It will further ‘Ease of Doing Business’ and ‘Ease of Living.” Tweet by PM Narendra Modi.
Anyone who desires to become a PDO sets up a Wi-Fi access point by procuring network services from a service provider.
The PDOs are registered with a PDOAs that is registered on the App.
Now, any subscriber in the vicinity of a Wi-Fi hotspot, after registering and authenticating themselves on the App can connect to PDOs.
This request is sent to the relevant PDOA who, after authenticating the user, will provide them with the requisite Wi-Fi access.