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FEATURE : 5G airports will find they have more flexibility to add or relocate products when the airport goes through construction phases , saving time and resources for operators and consumers .
Ericsson , one of the leading providers of information and communication technology to service providers across the globe , will contribute a private 5G network for the Purdue Research Foundation to operate at the Purdue University Airport ( LAF ). LAF is Purdue University ’ s public-use airport , which is located in the southwest portion of the West Lafayette campus . It conducts over 125,000 aircraft operations annually , making it Indiana ’ s second-busiest airport .
Saab will invest in this project by installing Aerobahn , a platform that unlocks airport efficiency for airlines and ramp management ; installing SAFE Event Management platforms , a security platform used in airport operation centers ; and deploying ADS-B sensors to track aircraft . These investments will improve landside operational safety and efficiency , as well as improve airside security .
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