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

TOPICS: Broadband, Mobility

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  • As the train begins to depart, the connection to the LTE network maintains an average speed of around 46Mbps.

    Photo credit: Josh Taylor

  • As the train reaches its maximum speed of 430km/h, the connection is maintained with very few drop-outs. However, as another train passed by, there was a drop-out during the demonstration.

    Photo credit: Josh Taylor

  • The LTE dongle uses a SIM card similar to 3G and 2G in mobile phones.

    Photo credit: Josh Taylor

Topics: Broadband, Mobility


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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