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Wi-Fi - Articles and news items

Getting TOCs on-board with on-train Wi-Fi

Railway Extra, Z Homepage promo / 3 May 2017 /

Harjit Badesha discuses the popularity of train passengers browsing the internet and the benefits of TOCs working with Wi-Fi providers.

Norway’s Flytoget Airport Express Trains to receive high-speed passenger Wi-Fi

Rail industry news / 9 September 2016 /

Passengers on-board Flytoget Airport Express Trains will soon be able to make use of high-speed passenger Wi-Fi on services to and from Oslo Airport, Gardermoen.

Delivering ultra-broadband connectivity in rail public transport

Whitepapers, Z Homepage promo / 20 June 2016 /

This paper covers both the business and technical considerations for delivering Wi-Fi® and 3G/4G cellular services to passengers in a railway system – at stations, and on tracks above and below ground…

Developing a wireless on-board entertainment system for passengers in Greece

Issue 1 2016 / 4 February 2016 /

TRAINOSE S.A, the Greek railway operator, is currently developing and testing an innovative on-board wireless system that will provide its intercity passengers with entertainment facilities including movies, music, e-books and e-magazines, as well as Wi-Fi internet access. For European Railway Review, Strategic Planning Senior Adviser at TRAINOSE, Nikolaos Athanasopoulos and colleague Panagiotis Georgas explain that the system has been designed within a ‘Bring Your Own Device’ (BYOD) concept…

Virgin Trains’ Wi-Fi upgrade

Rail industry news / 20 October 2014 /

Nomad Digital, the global leader in wireless on-board passenger services, has signed a contract with Virgin Trains to undertake a fleet-wide Wi-Fi upgrade…

Nomad chosen by Bombardier for largest Passenger WiFi deployment in Southern Hemisphere

InnoTrans 2014, Rail industry news / 24 September 2014 /

Nomad Digital, the leading global expert in wireless passenger services and fleet management solutions, has been chosen by the train manufacturer Bombardier, to provide a full end-to-end Passenger WiFi deployment set to be the largest in the Southern Hemisphere…

Leeds Bradford Rail Wi-Fi installation begins for Northern

Rail industry news / 16 September 2014 /

Leeds and Bradford commuters travelling on Northern Rail’s electric trains, will soon benefit from free Wi-Fi when travelling on Airedale and Wharfedale routes, as installation of the equipment begins next week, with connectivity for customers by the end of 2014…

The way to super fast Wi-Fi on trains

Rail industry news / 8 July 2014 /

Industrial Ethernet specialist calls for industry collaboration…

Nomad Digital wins Wi-Fi service contract for new Eurostar fleet

Rail industry news / 18 September 2013 /

Nomad will install Wi-Fi systems on 10 e320 trains ahead of delivery to Eurostar…

NSB gets connected with on-board Wi-Fi

Issue 3 2013 / 23 May 2013 /

With most trains expected to be equipped with wireless internet over the next few years, as passengers demand increasing levels of service, what are the implications and benefits to rail operators of implementing the technology? In an interview for European Railway Review, Peter Hausken, IT Manager at the Traffic Department for NSB, shares his views five years after embarking on one of the first Wi-Fi projects in Europe.

More NS passengers benefit from complimentary WiFi on Intercity Trains

Rail industry news / 28 March 2011 /

Even more passengers using NS’s Intercity rail services can enjoy free access to the internet while they travel…