Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) and ACES India Private Limited have signed an agreement for mobile infrastructure services. The contract that will last for a span of ten years intends to provide services related to mobile communication technology, including 5G, to Bangalore’s Kempegowda International Airport. The duo will focus on creating modern, state-of-the-art infrastructure for the passengers, residents and other visitors of Bengaluru airport.
ACES India Private Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Advanced Communications and Electronics Systems Company, a leading international neutral host operator and a digital infrastructure company based in Saudi Arabia.
Under the agreement, ACES will strengthen the telecom infrastructure of Bengaluru international airport to cover it with the latest, modern and intelligent technologies that can help in enhancing the mobile services available at the airport improve the coverage and user experience by increasing the internet speeds across the airport and other service areas related to the airport.
According to Dr Akram Aburas, Chief Executive Officer of ACES, the company plans to expand across regions as an international neutral host champion. The company is committed to providing the latest mobile telecom network service for public areas. Through the newest association with BIAL, ACES will support the social and commercial activities of the passengers, vendors, staff and other visitors of BLR airport all year round.
BLR Airport Is India’s Third Busiest Airport in India
Considering that the Bengaluru international airport is one of the prestigious airports in the country, the significance of enhancing the mobile IT infrastructure of the airport is significant. The project goes in synchronous with BIAL’s expansion vision for BLR airport. BIAL management expressed their pride in associating with ACES.
Bengaluru airport is the third busiest airport in India. It is also South India’s most preferred transfer hub. The airport serves around 74 domestic destinations, the highest among the airports in South India. Many of these destinations are non-metro, making it a preferred choice for many travellers. During CY 2021, 19% of passengers were transfer passengers. BLR airport recently enhanced its transfer zones by adding a new lane for passages to cater to the growing number of passengers.