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5G is offering many technological advances throughout the world in other industries in terms of cellular reliability, so why not apply these advantages to the railway systems as well? Technologically speaking, 5G acts as a consolidator for the entire G range of networks. However, 5G is offering an entire generational shift that allows for 1ms of latency and 1Gbps download speeds, which is a considerable improvement over the former 4G.

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The steady train to automation

10 March 2022 | By ,

Karsten Oberle, Head of Rail at Nokia, explores the futuristic implications that increasing automation in the rail industry can offer and explains what benefits rail operators can expect by fully embracing automation.

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Transitioning to FRMCS

11 January 2022 | By

Nicholas Shrimpton, UNIFE Technical Affairs Manager, discusses how the introduction of digitalisation and automation in rail will become central for the deployment of both FRMCS, and future broadband applications, far beyond today’s GSM-R.

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FRMCS and its role in Finland’s rail safety related communications

10 January 2022 | By

Markku Voutilainen, Senior Inspector Project Manager at the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency (FTIA), delves into the topic of safety related communications across Finland’s rail network, exploring the complexities of preparing for FRMCS while facing uncertainty around specification and implementation timelines, while marking the technological step forward it will mean for…