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China Unicom Brings 5G Connectivity to Nanjing Metro

China is bringing 5G to not just people but even to the trains. While the subways already have fantastic 5G for the commuters, 5G can do a lot more than just B2C (often referred to as 5GtoC as opposed to 5GtoB, which is generally called B2B).  

In a recent video, Huawei provides a glimpse of first 5G-enabled metro system in Nanjing and also 5G powered helmet. Quite a few use cases have been explained. Video as follows:

The project has been ongoing since 2019 as you can see from the tweet below

For people who may be curious on how connectivity is achieved in the metro, we are making a tutorial on that soon. 

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