Huawei targets rail industry with new portfolio

The new ICT range will enable connected, digital rail transportation

For a seamless, interconnected environment across this system, rail operators need a combination of communications devices to collect data and digital platforms.
For a seamless, interconnected environment across this system, rail operators need a combination of communications devices to collect data and digital platforms.

Huawei recently showcased a series of ICT products for the rail industry.

The rail wireless communications products include Urban Rail Light Cloud, 5G Digital Indoor System (DIS) systems, as well as LTE-Railway (LTE-R) Solution which were jointly released with Tianjin 712 Communication & Broadcasting Co.

Under the theme "Cloud-Based Urban Rail, the Art of Mobility", the company outlined how a new breed of ICT solutions will enable an era of fully-connected, digital rail transportation. The products deliver cloud-based services, broadband connectivity, and better-connected digital railways to help rail operators build safer, smarter, and more efficient rail transportation systems.

Eman Liu, president of the global transportation business unit of Huawei Enterprise Business Group, commented, "Rail transportation is a complex system that involves railways, vehicles, AFC, and signals. For a seamless, interconnected environment across this system, rail operators need communications devices to collect data and digital platforms that integrate cloud, IoT, big data, and AI to ensure secure, reliable and efficient operations.

“Huawei aims to help rail customers achieve digital transformation by offering the Urban Rail Cloud and rail operation communications solutions, as well as collaborating with global partners to move railways into the future," Liu added.

With over 20 years of experience, Huawei has provided products and services for 120,000 km of railways and more than 100 urban tracks in the world. Huawei has been developing the application of new technologies in the industry, such as 5G, cloud, big data, and AI. Together with partners, Huawei is developing products to help customers improve operational efficiency, revenue, and passenger services.

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