“The hunger for technology was reflected when Google launched Chrome browser some time back and India was the first country to adopt it in major way,” he said.
"There is a hunger in India to have more information and being able to connect. So that is one of the most important things we are working on at Google, how do you bring the web to more people?," India-born Pichai said at an event at the Google in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
"This is why next month we are going to take Android and make it possible for you to type in Android in 11 more languages, including the Prime Minister's mother tongue of Gujarati," 43 year old alumnus of IIT-Kharagpur said.
"This is why we are all so excited to bring connectivity to India in more places and do that our access and energy team has partnered with Indian railways... to bring connectivity to India in railway stations," he added.
"I remember taking the Coromandel Express every six months... to IIT Kharagpur and back. So we are very excited that we are starting with 100 of the busiest stations. 10 million passengers go through them every day and we hope to expand and we hope to expand it to 400 stations by the end of next year," Pichai said.
"We are talking about high definition wi-fi, video streaming being possible on these connections, so this is very, very high speed Internet," he said.

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