29 February 2020, Saturday | 02:30am

Huawei Malaysia to support MAHB's digital transformation


KUALA LUMPUR: Huawei Malaysia will support MALAYSIA AIRPORTS HOLDINGS BHD (MAHB) digital transformation vision under the latter's Malaysia Airports’s Airports 4.0 initiative.

Both parties had on Tuesday signed an MoU to drive MAHB's digital transformation framework by enhancing connectivity and real-time information by connecting all stakeholders in one fully integrated digital ecosystem.

This would cover infrastructure enhancement, capacity development and digital innovation that aims to enhance terminal optimisation, operational efficiency, revenue generation and regulatory compliance, ultimately leading to enhanced customer experience.

They said the main aspect of the MoU was the “Joint innovation on fully connected airport initiative” which would strengthen the accessibility and efficiency via digitalisation of airports operated by MAHB.

The initiative included the study of implementing next generation network architecture design to consolidate wired network in the airports, the possibility of Wi-Fi 6 technology, digital indoor solution (DIS) 4G and future 5G technology use case in airports to improve passenger experience and operation efficiency.

It will also look into the feasibility of implementing suitable IoT solutions in respect to connectivity.

The collaboration would also seek to set up a fully integrated network communication managed platform to manage above technology and integrated data to enable future big data analysis throughout the entire airport, further improving airport operation efficiency and reduce overall ICT cost.

Eman Liu, president of global transportation business department said the concept of a smart airport was becoming a reality as airports around the world adopt innovative technologies enabling digital and visualised flight services, passenger services, and airport operations.

“Our solutions incorporate the latest ICT technology such as cloud, the Internet of Things (IoT), and Artificial Intelligence (AI), and a cloud-pipe-device collaboration, delivering a one-stop innovative ICT infrastructure platform to help Malaysia Airports build future-oriented smart airports.

"It is our aim to bring substantial benefits to customers in terms of safety assurance, airport operational efficiency, and service quality, creating the best-in-class travel experience for passengers worldwide, ” Liu said.

Huawei has provided a wide range of ICT solutions for airports, airlines, and air traffic control authorities across the world, enabling them to achieve digital transformation and improve their service capabilities, operational efficiency, and revenue growth.

These ICT solutions include indoor/outdoor modular data centers, servers and storage devices, converged cloud platforms, Big Data analytics platforms, and integrated wired/wireless communications solutions.

To date, Huawei has provided ICT products, solutions, and services for more than 60 airports, airlines, and air traffic control authorities worldwide.

Source & image: The Star https://bit.ly/33MSqyK

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