Tag: rail communication

Transport & Logistics

Is Wi-Fi the future of rail communications?

Communications-based train control (CBTC) is steadily becoming the train control system of choice for both new and existing metro lines. Currently, most modern RF-based CBTC are being deployed over a Wi-Fi radio bearer. Rodrigo Alvarez, Senior Consultant – Rail Comms at Titan ICT Consultants talks to us about some of the potential issues associated with that design option. You…

26 May 2014, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

The push in demand for onboard connectivity

Thanks to the rise of mobile devices, people today are more connected than ever before. This means that public access to networks such as 4G and Wi-Fi is no longer luxury, but rather an expectation of a well-developed city. People are demanding these services in practically any public environment they step into, from libraries and…

21 May 2014, by Informa Insights