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NSB gets connected with on-board Wi-Fi

Posted: 23 May 2013 | Peter Hausken, IT Department for Planning and Operations Manager, NSB Passenger Trains | No comments yet

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 Global 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.

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 Global 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.

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 Global 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.

“It’s not just about raising passenger satisfaction,” says Peter. “It’s also about how the rail network can improve operations through enhanced connectivity and real-time monitoring of the fleet.”

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