Firetide (MIT) announces deployment by Jincheng Coal Company

Firetide, an MIT spinoff that provides wireless infrastructure mesh networks, announced on Tuesday, April 13, that Jincheng Coal Company has deployed Firetide’s products on its railroad tracks. The tracks are now equipped with a wireless mesh network, which replaces 800 MHz walkie-talkies that conductors utilized. The network provides VoIP and WiFi, allowing conductors to communicate more safely and reliably.

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