RADWIN's 'Train-to-Ground' WiFi Service Powers 45 Terabytes of Daily Downloads for Moscow Metro

RADWIN's 'Train-to-Ground' WiFi Service Powers 45 Terabytes of Daily Downloads for Moscow Metro Image Credit: Radwin

RADWIN, the leading provider of train-to-ground wireless communications solutions, has announced the completion of the onboard Wi-Fi deployment for the Moscow Metro. RADWIN’s FiberinMotion® train-to-ground solution was chosen by MaximaTelecom - the system integrator and service provider - to deliver high-speed Wi-Fi services onboard the metro service.

According to a statement by RADWIN, Moscow Metro serves over 9 million passengers daily and its Wi-Fi services are provided onboard its 650 trains and 5000 cars along 600 KM or 400 miles of tracks. The train-to-ground Wi-Fi solution, says RADWIN, delivers speeds of 90 Mbps per each train.

Boris Volpe, CEO, MaximaTelecom 
We chose RADWIN’s train-to-ground solution because it delivers the optimal combination of high capacity and extensive coverage, significantly reducing the amount of infrastructure required in the tunnels. This ambitious project was completed in just 14 months. Today Moscow Metro passengers download over 45 Terabytes per day, with aggregated capacity continuously on the rise.

Nir Hayzler, VP, Marketing, RADWIN
Our FiberinMotion® solution is in various stages of deployments worldwide, and we have also concluded successful trials with leading public transport operators in North America, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Europe. Providing broadband Wi-Fi onboard trains and metros poses unique challenges, which requires advanced technology as well as an in-depth understanding of the transportation industry’s requirements. Our solution provides the highest capacity in the industry combined with an advanced air-interface, management tools and expert services. This allows us to exactly fulfill public transport operators’ requirements for high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity for trains and metros.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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