The first Harmony EMU equipped with a WiFi system was issued by Hangzhou East Railway Station and was officially put into operation. This indicates that the coverage of the EMU WiFi system will be further expanded, and it will provide high-quality travel services for more passengers. High-speed Internet access, video on demand, and mobile office will be realized one by one.
As the sole subject in the construction and operation of the China Railway EMU WiFi system, the free WiFi service provided by China Railway Jixun Technology Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “National Railway Jixun”) has covered the national Fuxing EMU train. According to China Railway Jixun According to the introduction, the installation and reconstruction of the WiFi system of the Harmony EMU is also continuing to accelerate. It is estimated that by the end of 2020, there will be up to hundreds of Harmony EMUs equipped with WiFi systems.
According to reports, you need to turn on the wireless LAN switch to connect the EMU of Harmony EMU, connect to the “High Speed Rail WiFi” signal, download the handheld high-speed rail app or WeChat to open the handheld high-speed rail applet, and you can connect to the Internet after a simple registration.
According to the introduction of China Railway Jixun, in order to optimize the WiFi retrofit scheme of the Harmony EMU, the China Railway Jixun, with the support of China National Railway Group Co., Ltd., worked with China Railway Corporation OEMs for several months. The demonstration of multiple technical solutions for transformation has confirmed the implementation of the Harmony EMU WiFi system through static and dynamic tests.
During the construction of the WiFi system, the National Railway Jixun transferred a professional communication team. After 58 days and nights of hard work, it overcame technical problems such as fast train speeds and car body signal attenuation, and completed the renovation of the first Harmony EMU WiFi system. Work and passed formal acceptance and successfully delivered to the Shanghai Bureau Group Company for use.
At the same time, the National Railway Jixun will also promote the integration of high-speed rail WiFi and 5G applications. Among the first railway lines with full coverage of 5G networks, such as the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong High-speed Rail and the Lunan (Rilan) High-speed Rail, the National Railway Jixun will be responsible for the construction and operation of the micro base stations in the car, providing free, High-speed Internet service.
Relevant person in charge of the National Railway Jixun said that as of now, the free WiFi on the Fuxing EMU trains has covered more than 280 million passengers. The National Railway Jixun will continue to promote the “high-speed rail network + Internet” integration and development, and accelerate the WiFi of the Harmonious EMU The construction work of the system will expand the service range of the WiFi system and help the railway passenger transport services move to a higher level.
China Railway Jixun is a joint venture between China Railway Investment Co., Ltd., Zhejiang Geely Holding Group and Tencent. It is currently the only construction and operation entity of China Railway EMU WiFi system.