5G Wireless Technology
5G Wireless Technology – San Francisco Bay Area’s BART train system is getting 5G – CNET
BART riders will have 5G throughout the system within three years. BART The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit system is getting hooked up with 5G connectivity, the agency announced Tuesday. BART is working with wireless company Mobilitie to bring 5G mobile connections to the train system’s tunnels, stations and rail cars by 2023. BART connects much…
5G Wireless Technology –
The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit system is getting hooked up with 5G connectivity, the agency announced Tuesday. BART is working with wireless company Mobilitie to bring 5G mobile connections to the train system’s tunnels, stations and rail cars by 2023.
Currently, mobile network reception is patchy throughout the BART system. The project announced today includes installing underground wireless Distributed Antenna System (DAS) equipment across 11 miles of tunnels and in 11 underground stations in downtown San Francisco.
Newport Beach, California-based Mobilitie will also install small cells along the rail lines, which will in turn improve internet coverage in 25 cities in the Bay Area; Wi-Fi 6 in all 48 stations and on all trains; and a “massive fiber plant” along the rail’s right of way throughout the Bay Area.
“Working with Mobilitie for this digital transformation will improve broadband connectivity across our system and for our riders,” said Bob Powers, BART general manager. “Ultimately, people will have better access to real-time information and a more convenient and easier to use transit.”
5G, the next-generation cellular technology, boasts anywhere from 10 to 100 times the speed of 4G and rapid-fire responsiveness. The technology is touted as having the potential to improve everything from simple video conferencing to telemedicine and advanced augmented and virtual reality.
Read more: The best 5G phones of 2020
Stay in the know. Get the latest tech stories from CNET News every weekday.
5G Wireless Technology – From Samsung to Motorola: 5G phones you can get right now
The Most Powerful Sale & Affiliate Platform Available!
There's no credit card required! No fees ever.Create Your Free Account Now!
5G made simple
Subscribe to the newsletter news
We hate SPAM and promise to keep your email address safe