Malaysia Airports Signs MoU with VADS Lyfe for Smart Services Deployment in KLIA Aeropolis
10 Jan 2017
MALAYSIA AIRPORTS SIGNS MOU WITH VADS LYFE FOR SMART SERVICES DEPLOYMENT IN KLIA AEROPOLIS
Fulfilling Malaysia Airports’ vision of becoming a global leader in creating airport cities through converged IoT enabled smart services
KUALA LUMPUR - Recognising the increasing need for enhanced telecommunication services as well as Smart Services, Malaysia Airport (Sepang) Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Malaysia Airport Holding Berhad (Malaysia Airports) and VADS Lyfe Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of integrated telecommunications, ICT and smart services for the KLIA Aeropolis development projects spearheaded by Malaysia Airports.
The MoU was signed by Tan Sri Zamzamzairani Mohd Isa, Group Chief Executive Officer, TM and Akram Mackeen, Chief Operations Officer, VADS Lyfe Sdn Bhd while Malaysia Airports was represented by Datuk Badlisham Ghazali, Managing Director and Randhill Singh, General Manager, Corporate Planning.
With the MoU in place, TM and Malaysia Airports will be working closely in strengthening the existing telecommunication and ICT infrastructure at KLIA Aeropolis. At the same time, both parties will explore ways to incorporate smart services through the provisioning of Internet of Things (IoT) enabled smart services. This is envisioned to transform KLIA Aeropolis into a worldclass airport city and a tourist destination in itself. The success of KLIA Aeropolis will strengthen Malaysia Airports’ position as a key economic enabler for the country by contributing significantly to national GDP and job creation.
Speaking at the signing ceremony, Tan Sri Zamzamzairani said: “We are indeed very excited to be part of this milestone development project for our country. Under this collaboratioon, VADS Lyfe will be working hand-in-hand with Malaysia Airports to offer multiple smart services and as well as integrated telecommunication and ICT solutions for the KLIA Aeropolis development. The collaboration will also enable us to promote Smart City Living through the provisioning of smart solutions which encompasses but not limited to Smart Safety & Security, Smart Mobility, Smart Building Management as well as Tenant and Citizen Services, in line with our vision, “To Make Life and Business Easier, For a Better Malaysia.”
Meanwhile, Datuk Badlisham said, “As a responsible corporate citizen, Malaysia Airports wishes to ensure that KLIA Aeropolis is a sustainable development. This partnership with VADS Lyfe will allow us to offer the population of our airport city efficiency and optimisation, while at the same time curbing energy depletion.”
Besides the development of smart services, both parties will explore on jointly developing marketing programmes and innovative ICT enablers, leveraging on TM’s expertise towards realising the vision of KLIA Aeropolis development.
About VADS Lyfe Sdn Bhd
VADS Lyfe Sdn. Bhd. (VADS Lyfe), a wholly owned subsidiary of Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) was established in 2009 with the aim to develop and provide smart city solutions. Aspiring to be the market leader in smart home and smart city services for real estate developments in Malaysia, VADS Lyfe provides consultancy, design, build as well as operations of the smart services. It was formerly known as GTC Global Sdn Bhd with core business activities in installation & maintenance of integrated security surveillance systems and broadband solutions.
Today, VADS Lyfe leverages on TM’s extensive connectivity and ICT capabilities, to provide the following smart solutions which will be tailored to the needs of the developers and the home owners:
- Smart ICT services: Provides responsive connectivity and infrastructure that builds functionality and foundation to enable smart services
- Safety & security: Real-time monitoring to improve security, providing faster emergency response and elevating crime prevention
- Smart mobility: Solutions that leverage on technology to improve mobility; providing information that will assist in decision-making for best options in commuting, managing traffic and parking spaces
- Energy & facilities management: Optimising utilisation of assets and resources while reducing operational cost through lower energy consumption
- Digital signages: Platform for effective communication, announcements, advertising and promotion via an interactive interface for enhanced user experience
- Citizen portal: One-stop community centre for information and communication, promoting knowledge sharing, businesses and innovation.
Our smart solutions will be anchored to our Integrated Operations Centre (IOC), which provides 24/7 centralised monitoring on a single-platform for situational awareness, smart service analytics, emergency response and alarm management.
For further information on VADS Lyfe, visit www.vadslyfe.com.
About Malaysia Airports
Malaysia Airports manages and operates 39 airports in Malaysia and one international airport in Istanbul, Turkey. The 39 airports in Malaysia comprise 5 international, 16 domestic and 18 Short Take-Off and Landing Ports (STOL Ports). It also provides airport management and technical services for the development, operation, maintenance and management in overseas international airports. On November 30, 1999, Malaysia Airports became the first airport company to be listed in Asia.
KL International Airport (KLIA), its flagship airport was recently voted as the Large Airport of The Year at the CAPA Awards for Excellence in Asia Pacific Aviation 2014. KLIA was also thrice voted as the Best Airport (15-25 million passengers per annum) in the 2005 AETRA awards, 2006 ACI-ASQ awards and 2007 ACI-ASQ awards. while the Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT-KLIA) was named CAPA Low Cost Airport of the Year at the CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence 2006. Malaysia Airports has also received numerous awards that acknowledged its commitment in service, community engagement, corporate responsibility and organisational excellence.
KLIA has taken a big stride in the realisation of becoming a global integrated hub by launching the Next Generation Hub concept, an initiative aiming to position the ultramodern airport as a complete hub for all. Its klia2 terminal dedicated to low-cost carriers and the world’s largest, was opened in May 2014.
MAHB is listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (“Bursa Malaysia”). For more information on MAHB, please visit www.malaysiaairports.com.my.
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