End-To-End Wireless Solutions to Provide Robust and High Throughput 4G LTE Networks for MRT Blue Line Extension Project
(13 Dec 2018, Hong Kong) Comba Telecom Systems Holdings Limited (“Comba Telecom” or “the Group,” Hong Kong stock code: 2342), a global leading solutions and services provider of wireless and information communications systems, today announced that the Group will work with Bangkok Expressway and Metro Public Company Limited (“BEM”) to deliver turnkey tunnel solutions for the underground in Bangkok again. The end-to-end solutions of Comba Telecom will provide 4G LTE networks for the MRT Chaloem Ratchamongkhon Line (“Blue Line”) extension, covering the 5.5km underground route and stations from the Hua Lamphong Station to the Itsarapap Station.
Underground is one of the main rapid transit systems in Bangkok. The system carries a huge number of commuters every day. It is expected the ridership of Blue Line will be over 270,000 passengers after the completion of the extension project in 20191. To meet the expected mobile communications demand, Comba Telecom will incorporate Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) technology in the solutions to build robust 4G LTE wireless networks with high throughput. Further to equipment supply, Comba Telecom will also deliver turnkey solution encompassing site survey, network design, installation, signal testing & optimization and project management.
Ms. Suphannika Chailom, General Manager of Comba Telecom Thailand said, “Comba Telecom possesses comprehensive wireless products portfolio and is also experienced in tunnel and railway solutions. In addition to providing the wireless system for the initial Blue Line, and its Tao Poon-Bang Sue extension, it is our third time to support the wireless network deployment for the MRT Blue Line. This implies that Comba Telecom is a trusted and reliable partner of our customers.”
Ms. Annabel Huo, President of Comba Telecom International said, “We are honored to provide wireless system solution for the MRT Blue Line again, ensuring the passengers enjoy seamless wireless coverage along the Underground. The number of mobile devices and applications is increasing, thus operators and enterprise will need to enhance and upgrade their wireless network to support the growing demand. A quality wireless network is a core to connect things. With innovative solution integration ability, Comba Telecom will continue to work closely with different operators and enterprises to accelerate mobile connectivity.”
1Source: MRTA Project, Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA), https://www.mrta.co.th/en/document_publications/brochureswebcast/