Middle East airport operators are expected to invest $60bn in new and upgraded facilities over the next five years, according to Geneva-based analysts Sita. Of that $60bn, $5bn will be channelled into technology. Carriers too are investing in systems to improve their customer management processes and are looking to mobile handset technology to enhance passengers’ experience and their own operational efficiencies.
Debate is raging amongst regional and internationally based cabling companies whether unshielded twisted pair or shielded twisted pair cables are best for 10GBASE-T networks. Cabling giants Siemon and CommScope discuss the benefit and downfalls of these cable types.