Unbelievable, what bonding DSL, UMTS and LTE makes possible
Small car, big Internet
Important news is broadcast from big cities; the actual event, however, often takes place in far remote areas. To report from there on an event using digital broadcasting technology can be managed only via expensive satellite technology due to lack of network coverage and bandwidth of individual providers. For that, so-called SNG (Satellite News Gathering) vehicles have to be provided which transmit video and audio signals to the respective broadcast stations via satellite links. With their mobile subcompact hotspot, tividoo, a company from Langenlonsheim, Germany, provides an efficient and economical alternative.
Broadband Internet in buses
The Internet is an indispensable part of our everyday lives. Whether at home or at work – most jobs at least involve e-mail communication and Internet research. Only during long-distance travels in Germany, it was not possible so far to use the Internet. The German Rail provides Wi-Fi in some of their trains. However, the usability of the Internet connection is quite unsatisfactory, mostly due to many interruptions and low bandwidth. As one of the first companies in Germany, Publicexpress from Oldenburg is using Viprinet in their buses, and can now provide its passengers fast and stable Internet while driving.
Replacing MPLS in two countries
For many companies, replacing an existing Internet connection is a difficult step. In many cases, decision makers prefer accepting the shortcomings of an established system to the complex task of a full reorganization. Yet, such a step frequently leads to improvement in quality and to cost reductions, as can be exemplified by the TISA AG. The Swiss transportation company with its headquarters in Widnau in the Canton of St. Gallen has replaced its existing MPLS network for five sites, four of them in Switzerland and one in Austria, by a Viprinet solution – with exclusively positive effects.