The main benefits for 21Net and its customers would be:
The 21Net system architecture relies on two-way Ku-band satellite transmission to provide connectivity between the internet backbone and the train. The satellite operator selected for the project is Hispasat.
The project is divided in three main stages:
All the main activities are conducted by 21Net.
The CDR meeting has been successfully carried out in June 2014, which marked the completion of trade-off and design activities.
Acceptance tests of the system are expected to take place in July 2014.