Sify plans single-PC internet kiosks and iWay cafes
Expanding its internet service retail business, net service provider Sify is planning to venture into single-PC internet kiosk business, besides opening 2,000 additional outlets of its iWay internet cafe chain across the country. The company started the pilot peoject in single-PC internet kiosk format and has tied up with Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai to provide customer facilities. It has also been planned to take this format to all the metros and are in talks with some government agencies. The single-PC outlets would be low invetsment manned outlets providing 45 different services that include internet, VOIP and travel booking. These kiosks will be a new room where signage players like in-store media companies as well as sign printers could embark upon to unfold new buisnses.