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Huawei supplies GSM-R system to South African railway agency

Thursday 15 June 2017 | 10:02 CET | News
Huawei and the Passenger Railway Agency of South Africa (PRASA) have jointly announced the first operational Global System for Mobile Communications-Railway (GSM-R) network. The GSM-R system is a digital train-to-ground communication system using the international wireless GSM standard and EIRENE specifications for rail communication and applications. The GSM-R system put into operation is a sub-system of the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) and is used for operational voice and mission-critical data communication between train and control centres.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Huawei
Countries: South Africa
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