Edotco Malaysia has announced that installation is well on track to make Langkawi International Airport (LIA) a 5G-ready island airport. This comes two months after the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission’s announcement on 5G demonstration projects (5GDP).
Edotco Malaysia is one of the 8 companies participating in the 5GDP across 9 verticals in 6 states. Edotco the project owner of the smart airport use case in LIA. The Langkawi Airport was identified as an ideal location to pilot the use case with its mix of domestic and international arrivals who need connectivity services.
In a statement, edotco Group chief regional officer, Wan Zainal Adileen said this smart airport 5G use case is a testament to the company’s commitment to delivering world-class infrastructure for improved connectivity.
“Data gathered from this project will form the basis to accelerate the digitisation of transportation hubs.
“edotco is focussed on providing future-ready, right shareable infrastructure to support the nation’s digital agenda,” he said.
As one of eight companies participating in the 5GDP across nine verticals in six states, edotco Malaysia is the project owner of the smart airport use case in LIA.
edotco said LIA was identified as an ideal location to pilot the use case with its mix of domestic and international arrivals who expect seamless connectivity experience.
A total of 32 5G sites have been identified in Kedah, Perak, Penang, Selangor, Terengganu and Kuala Lumpur for 5GDP to test 55 use cases. The verticals span agriculture, education, entertainment/media, digital healthcare, manufacturing and process industries, oil and gas (O&G), smart city, smart transportation and tourism.
Edotco is working with partners Peatalk and Everynet to deliver a dedicated 5G network at Langkawi International Airport.