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Heading to Avaya Press & Analyst Event in NYC

I am on my way to an Avaya Press & Analyst Event in NYC where I am sworn to secrecy on some big news relating to how this event and it's participants may be televised and on a popular TV...

After my Boston Trip, Boy do we Need 4G

After taking a train up to Boston's Back Bay Station and back from Connecticut I was able to witness first hand how bad 3G has gotten. I have taken the train for many years and have watched every wireless technology...

The Need for Wireless Broadband Speed on Amtrak

Having been an early adopter of 2G, 1X, EVDO, 3G, etc I can tell you the speed of wireless access on the train between Washington DC and New York and back seems worse than at any point in recent memory....

Amtrak adds WiFi to Fight Disruptive Free Bus Internet

 Years after European train operators and the airlines, Amtrak has decided it was time to add WiFi to its trains. Bus companies have found a way to sell seats for as little as $1 between New York and Boston and...

Debate Over In-Flight Calling Continues

The debate about using phones on flights has continued for a few years and currently through a mix of regulations and technology firewalls, passengers are prohibited from talking while in-flight. The USA Today reports that a coalition of manufacturers, carriers...

Will we Ever See Rentable Netbooks on Trains?

 An interesting idea - netbooks which you can rent for a train ride. Whether this makes for Amtrak or not remains to be seen but I agree that netbooks are great for someone who thinks a smartphone is too small...

Delta Adds WiFi in Northeast Corridor

As a person who commutes semi-regularly between Connecticut and Boston and DC, I never fly. I either drive or take the train so I can work while commuting. One of the challenges the airlines have is the productivity loss of...

US Trains Fall Behind

Perhaps a better headline for this blog entry is “US Trains Fall Further behind.” I was just reading an article discussing a high-speed train developed in France for the Chinese market. This train goes 357.2 MPH and this is short...

Amtrak Back

For what it's worth my train is now running and was delayed by about 2.5 hours (so they say). It seems that they made an announcement about the problem but since my car apparently doesn’t have broadcast capability we didn’t...
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