Eurona Wireless Telecom to provide WiFi network at Tocumen airport in
The service will be provided by the company Eurona Wireless Telecom, which currently provides this service at 46 airports worldwide. The free WiFi will have an hour of duration for the passengers.
Eurona Wireless Telecom, of Spaniard origin who is one of the main managers of Wifi in the world, was awarded the concession to manage this free network in the
during the next five years. Tocumen
The Wi-Fi network will allow travelers to connect to the Internet from any part of the airport free of charge for 60 minutes. The user will enjoy a friendly platform that multiplies ten times the bandwidth, with a simple configuration that will allow you to connect from any electronic device, according to a statement from Tocumen airport, and as it was known by Miguel Sanchiz of the Business section and Economy section of
, and editor
of Panama Business News. Panama
Tocumen announced that it will make available to its users the connection of free WiFi with a speed of 200 MB during the following weeks.
The user will enjoy a friendly platform that multiplies ten times the bandwidth, with a simple configuration that will allow you to connect from any electronic device, according to the Tocumen airport statement.
Previously, Tocumen paid for a service that was offered free of charge, through 40 antennas with a descent of 30 MB of speed. Now there will be 200 antennas that will serve 200 MB, for which the air terminal will not have to pay for this service, but the consortium must be accountable for this concession through the services it will provide in the long term, such as online advertising and roaming , The airport said in a statement.
The public tender for the award of this service was made with the endorsement of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and was also attended by companies Telefónica Movistar, Cable Wireless, Digicel and Cable Onda / Telecarrier, Tocumen SA reported. Has been running the airport since 2003.
The execution of this project, which began with the signing of the contract on November 22, is scheduled to culminate in eight months.
Eurona, which participated in partnership with local technology solutions firm Grupo ITA, will provide services for the management of the Airport App.
Through it passengers will be able to consult information about flights, boarding doors, augmented reality services and geo location to manage their movement through the air terminal and adapt the infrastructures to their needs and preferences.
The airport will no longer have to pay for this service, but the consortium ill be held accountable for this concession through long-term services such as online advertising and roaming, the airport authority said.
On average, some 37,000 passengers make use of
every day. Tocumen
Eurona is currently the WiFi manager for the 46 airports and two Spanish heliports, and in the last four years increased its turnover by 800%, to 25.8 million euros in 2015.
Eurona has a presence in
and the Costa Rica through
hotel WiFi, being the main network manager in the Dominican
with more than 15,000 rooms connected.