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Internet on Beijing Shanghai high speed trains

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011
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Wireless internet access is available on the Beijing Shanghai high speed rail  for commuters. Passengers use the free wifi connections via their laptops, iphones. Wireless internet access is available in each coach on high speed trains, and throughout the 24 stations, to help passengers stay connected.
Behind each seat, there is a socket for you to charge your laptop or mobile phone.
Whether you need to check your email, find out what’s going at your destination, play games or simply do online shopping, the Beijing Shanghai high speed rail service lets you stay connected on the move.
It is reported that the Nasdaq-listed Telestone Technologies Corporation is responsible for providing the WFDS solution which can enable all the 24 railway stations and tunnels with comprehensive, versatile and convenient high-tech applications via WLAN wireless Internet connection and 2G and 3G network applications.
The 3G high speed internet will be warmly ewelcomed by the mid class passengers who are interested in using internet for entertainment and work purposes though Travel time for Beijing Shanghai high speed trains will be cut by 5 hours.
The large number of mid-class passengers also constitute the large portion of flight passengers. Mobiles and internet access on the high speed train are the most powerful weapons to beat the flights, grabbing more and more passengers from airlines to railways.
Do you still stick loyally to flights?