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Companies partner to bring Wi-Fi to passenger rail

Posted on November 30, 2004

Parsons and PointShot Wireless have announced a partnership to provide onboard Wi-Fi services and applications to the North American rail industry.

Using PointShot’s RailPoint system as the communications platform, the companies plan to provide integrated and seamless Wi-Fi systems designed to deploy, manage and support onboard wireless Internet services for rail passengers.

Parsons, a Pasadena, Calif.-based project management provider, will provide its expertise in integrating applications and technologies. PointShot, headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, will develop wireless infrastructure for onboard applications.

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