Edinburgh airport set to become 5G compatible
The airport serving the Scottish capital is set to become one of the most connected transport hubs in the UK with the installation of 5G, after signing a contract in partnership with digital transformation specialist Exchange Communications .
The project, due for delivery at the end of 2021, will see Scottish company Exchange Communications implement the next generation of connectivity technology at what has traditionally been Scotland’s busiest airport, which will increase traffic connection and download speeds in the airport, and in a smart way. – enable the building to take charge of everything from intelligent automation to energy efficiency and enhanced security.
Danny Quinn, Director of Technical Assets at Edinburgh Airport, said: “Improving the passenger experience is an important part of our approach and the installation of 5G will provide faster internet connections to our customers. customers, as well as staff and third parties.
“We’re relying on technology like never before, so we want to make sure we have easy access to make journeys through the airport as easy as possible as we seek to recuperate.”
Tom Sime, CEO of Exchange Communications, said: “We are delighted to be working with Edinburgh Airport to intelligently activate the travel hub which, before the pandemic, hosted nearly 15 million people annually at the airport.
“Not only will this work improve connectivity today, which will result in faster connections, faster streaming and responsive technology, but it will ensure the sustainability of the site for the adoption of new smart building technologies.” in the years to come.”
Exchange Communications is a leading cloud and digital transformation specialist, providing telecommunications and smart building connectivity solutions to businesses in more than 100 countries around the world.