Long-term evolution broadband takes super-fast ride

Long-term evolution broadband takes super-fast ride

Summary: Network and telecommunications equipment supplier Huawei showed off long-term evolution mobile broadband running on the super-fast Maglev train in Shanghai

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TOPICS: Broadband, Mobility
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  • Representatives from network and telecommunications equipment supplier Huawei last week demonstrated the company's long-term evolution (LTE) mobile broadband running on the super-fast Maglev train in Shanghai.

    The promotional shot (pictured) of the Maglev train at Huawei's Shanghai campus.

    Photo credit: Josh Taylor

  • The train runs on a magnetic levitation track that stretches for 31km from the centre of Pudong out to Pudong International Airport. The train reaches a maximum speed of 431km/h with an average speed of 251km/h and a trip from end to end takes approximately seven minutes and 20 seconds.

    Photo credit: Josh Taylor

Topics: Broadband, Mobility

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Armed with a degree in Computer Science and a Masters in Journalism, Josh keeps a close eye on the telecommunications industry, the National Broadband Network, and all the goings on in government IT.

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