Speeds could be reach around 50Mbps (megabits per second) to a single earth station, which would mean speeds of more than 10Mbps for individual passengers.
That speed quoted is something we can only dream about. For some, it's way faster than they get at home.
"The real solution for internet connectivity on the move in the UK is for there to be a concerted effort to ensure that all the rail network has access to 2G, 3G and 4G services," said Andrew Ferguson, founder of broadband news site ThinkBroadband.
That seems a much better solution for transport systems.
Ropey! I'd say that it's not that reliable outside of the major towns. If you're trying to work while travelling it can be very bad, and that's lost productivity, ultimately helping lose the country money.