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Area Contact Maggie Li Marketing Communications - RFS Asia +86 21 3773 8888 ext. 8940
10-Apr-2012 Print page

RFS Radiating Cable Solution Supports Wireless Public Network on Hangzhou Metro Line 1

RADIAFLEX® Radiating Cable Solution selected by China’s three main operators

Shanghai, April 10, 2012 — Passengers on China’s new Hangzhou Metro Line 1 rapid transit system will enjoy a more comfortable and faster commute enhanced by seamless and reliable public wireless communication services built on an advanced wireless coverage solution from Radio Frequency Systems (RFS), the global wireless and broadcast infrastructure specialist.Hangzhou Metro Line 1, which is scheduled to open to the public in October of this year, will link the city’s major political, cultural, commercial and tourist areas and also enable rapid connections between inter-city express rails and intra-city metro lines. As one of the key municipal projects of Hangzhou city, it is being built under a tight delivery schedule and requires highly reliable support systems. To ensure passengers have access to high-quality wireless communication services, China’s three main operators — China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom — have jointly invested in the development of a public wireless communication network. RFS has won the wireless infrastructure contract based on its technical and service advantages, and the benefits of its world-class, RADIAFLEX® in-tunnel wireless coverage solution.

The RFS RADIAFLEX suite of radiating cables is designed to provide broadband wireless coverage for confined areas. Each cable features RFS’ patented higher order mode suppression technique in radiating cable design. This unique design allows RFS to offer cables that support current and future indoor commercial and private radio services from 698 MHz to 2700 MHz — including LTE — for valuable cost savings. The broadband feature enables cables to work on different bands in one single coverage system, thereby supporting multiple carriers and multiple standards. Radio signals leaked from the apertures on the radiating cable’s outer conductor provide reliable wireless coverage for confined areas, like tunnels, ensuring that passengers on a rapid transit system can access the best quality wireless services.

“RFS has been committed to providing best-in-class wireless technology to China’s rail transportation industry and thus contributing to China’s economic and social development,” said Alain Lejeune, CEO of RFS Asia. “Winning this project confirms our leading-edge expertise and superior services in the field of in-tunnel wireless coverage. As a true telecommunications partner of the transportation industry, we hope to continue to contribute to the field as China’s informatization drive accelerates. ”

“In addition, we will work to build even closer ties with China’s telecom operators, and provide better support with our leading-edge indoor wireless coverage solutions, products and a range of technical services,” added Robert Hsu, Vice-president of Sales and Marketing, RFS Asia.

The 200 km RFS in-tunnel wireless coverage solution for Hangzhou Metro Line 1 will be built on the RADIAFLEX RLKU158-50JFNA cable and will operate in the GSM, CDMA, DCS, UMTS and LTE cellular radio standards.

Trademarks: Radio Frequency Systems®, RFS®, and RADIAFLEX® are registered trademarks of Radio Frequency Systems.

About RFS
Radio Frequency Systems (RFS) is a global designer and manufacturer of cable, antenna and tower systems, plus active and passive RF conditioning modules, providing total-package solutions for wireless infrastructure.

RFS serves OEMs, distributors, system integrators, operators and installers in the broadcast, wireless communications, land-mobile and microwave market sectors. As an ISO compliant organization with manufacturing and customer service facilities that span the globe, RFS offers cutting-edge engineering capabilities, superior field support and innovative product design. RFS is a leader in wireless infrastructure.

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RFS Press Contact
Maggie Li
Marketing Communications, RFS Asia
Phone: +86 21 3773 8940
Cell: 86 186 0171 56

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