Boldyn Networks selected to provide 5G DAS at Asheville Regional Airport

Feb. 13, 2024
The 5G network will support all major carriers, improving efficiency for retailers and travelers. 

Neutral host telecommunications infrastructure provider Boldyn Networks announced on Feb. 7 that it has been selected to provide 5G connectivity in and around Asheville Regional Airport—a Class C airport in North Carolina.

Boldyn will deliver an indoor and outdoor distributed antenna system (DAS) network that supports all major wireless carriers and meets the cell service needs of the airport’s 1.8 million annual travelers.

Lew Bleiweis, president and CEO of the Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA), said in a press release, “Our AVL Forward project, which will result in a new state-of-the-art passenger terminal designed to elevate the overall travel experience, includes the significant enhancement of connectivity on our campus. Boldyn’s expansive network will ensure seamless coverage throughout the terminals, as well as parking garages and surrounding areas. This will improve comfort and efficiency for travelers, retailers, and the wider Asheville community. As the Asheville region continues to experience remarkable growth, the airport will now have a best-in-class network that better meets and even exceeds the needs of our community.”

Ranking among the nation’s fastest-growing airports, Asheville Regional Airport is undergoing a $400 million renovation and expansion project to support the increase in traffic. The project, slated to be finished in 2026, will double the airport’s size.

CEO of Boldyn’s U.S. business, Christos Karmis, said in the same press release, “At Boldyn, we know how important great connectivity is to travelers. With deep experience and knowledge in connecting transport and venues, we deliver a solution that seamlessly allows you to stream entertainment, hail a rideshare, work, or even plan your next trip while on the go. Our 5G DAS at Asheville Airport will ensure that millions of travelers, vendors, and nearby businesses have the security and industry-leading connectivity solutions that they need, making journeys more enjoyable, productive, and safe.”

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