Using Wi-Fi to meet passenger expectations and drive modal shift


The challenge: growing passenger demand to collaborate with others securely and in real time, while traveling. To meet this challenge, Belden provides the industry's most diverse portfolio of onboard wireless products designed especially to enhance onboard Internet access.

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Passenger Wi-Fi applications start with ruggedized Ethernet infrastructure

Whether by bus or by train, delivering reliable Wi-Fi service stands as the core element to ensuring passenger convenience, collaboration and satisfaction. At Belden, you'll find a complete portfolio of Wi-Fi enabled products that meet or exceed your onboard Ethernet network requirements. And these products have been engineered and tested to stand up against temperature, vibration, oil, moisture and other harsh elements.

Choose OCTOPUS switches rated for IP67/IP54

Available with Power over Ethernet (PoE)
Future-proof technology
Support for Gigabit data rates
Compact design, fits in tight spaces

OCTOPUS Switches

Enjoy data rates up to 450 Mbit/s with OpenBAT wireless LAN access points


Available in 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz bands, using MIMO antenna technology
One or two wireless modules per access point
Gigabit Ethernet ports with proven M12 connection technology
Configurable as a combo port (fiber optic/twisted pair)

OWL Cellular RouterOpenBAT Wireless Platform

Order bulk cable, patch cables and field terminated connectors from the industry's broadest portfolio


Unique, highly stranded conductor design offers increased cable flex life
Exceed the +85(degree Celsius) short term temperature requirement in Class TX of EN50155
Full range of D and X coded M12 connectors

RailTuff Cables M12 Certified Connectors

Mass Transit Systems for Rail On Board Applications

Meeting and exceeding all data rate requirements for today and tomorrow.

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Wi-Fi and Evolving Technology in Public Transportation

Industrial Wireless Technology for Railway Systems

Learn the key criteria for successful integration of wireless applications. 

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Train-to-Ground Communictaion

Explore the impact wireless is having on train-to-ground systems, including Communications Based Train Control (CBTC), Passenger Information System (PIS) and Surveillance Video (CCTV). 

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