Wi-Fi & Internet of Things: added value for Public Transport

Cable cars, busses, tramways, subways – Modern wireless systems for public transport enable the communication with the single vehicle as well as with the passengers.

LOOP21 provides a modular solution to transfer various services digitally.Thanks to the ideal selection of hardware and software components you can manage, control and monitor security cameras, light, intercom systems, energy supply and digital displays. Furthermore there are modern services and a digital information portal for the passengers.

Entertainment and multimedia uses, music and videostreaming as well as a comfortable internet access and a personalised landingpage with topical information and location-related offers are possible.

Benefits for the operator

  • localization of a vehicle or cabin along the route
  • security cameras (CCTV)
  • intercom system (announcements, intercom) with fully automatic self-tests
  • Energy supply including monitoring of the power unit
  • Analytics of waiting times, customer traffic, capacity
  • Central management of the service
Benefits for the passenger

  • Wi-Fi along the route
  • control along the route
  • Entertainment via Wi-Fi
  • Real-time information system for the passenger, customer engagement
  • Emergency button

Location Based Content: With the own development “LOOP21 Technology package” the passengers receive information dependent on location directly on their smartphones as for example weather in the region, next events or opening times of the shops. On-board entertainment is allowed by media streaming.

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The products for public transport

Hotspot Management

Make the most of your public Wi-Fi. Refinance your infrastructure costs.

  • Captive portal with 6 login variants
  • Banner on login page
  • Access control (bandwidth for customers)
  • Hotspot groups
  • flexible license models

Location Based Service

Provide your customer with relevant information on site. Operate active customer loyalty.

  • Location-dependent content and services
  • different types of localizations
  • Device flow analysis with heatmap
  • Statistics on movement at different locations
  • customers navigation

Content Management

Use your guests’ smartphones for individual communication on the spot.

  • individual landing page according to corporate design
  • Banner Management
  • Scheduler
  • Share your moment
  • digital customer surveys

Signage Playerbox

Customer communication and customer loyalty with pre-programmed information for your visitors.

  • digital door signs
  • Dynamic signpost
  • Information: customer television, company TV
  • Advertising messages: advertising television, product information
  • Infotainment: Entertainment in waiting areas, Infopults

Case Study


The ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG (Austrian Federal Railways) realises the wireless network (Wi-Fi) at the train station Westbahnhof in Vienna and the station in Wiener Neustadt. The wireless hotspot covers the station concourse, the travel centre, the lounge area as well as the gates.

The software solution is a product of the Funknetz subsidary LOOP21 Mobile Net GmbH and offers a future-proof hotspot system.

The project includes wireless measurements, planning, selection and shipment of hardware, configuration and installation, project management, set-up of the Internet line as well as the complete software solution including user management and legal protection. For the wireless business quality devices of the German Wi-Fi manufacturer Lancom were chosen. The covered areas were provided with indoor and outdoor access points.

Systems in Use: Wi-Fi Access Points from the manufacturer, holders, switches and wiring, administration software LOOP21 HOTSPOT, installation and commissioning at site, maintenance and ongoing operations

References Public Transport