Super-fast Maglev train makes Net connections at 267mph (photos)

Super-fast Maglev train makes Net connections at 267mph (photos)

Summary: Huawei last week demonstrated the company's Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile broadband running on the super-fast Maglev train in Shanghai.

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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. ZDNet Australia's Josh Taylor went along for the ride.

    Captions and 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 (267mph) with an average speed of 251km/h (156mph) and a trip from end to end takes approximately seven minutes and 20 seconds.

    Credit: Josh Taylor

Topics: Telcos, Broadband, Mobility, Networking, Wi-Fi

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  • RE: Super-fast Maglev train makes Net connections at 267mph (photos)

    The depopulation of Tibet is nothing compared to having a really fast broadband connection on a train!
    tburzio