MMRC partners with ACES India to enhance mobile infrastructure services for Mumbai Metro line-3 Project

In a significant stride towards bolstering digital connectivity for Mumbai’s commuters, the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) has inked a pivotal contract with ACES India Private Limited. This collaboration marks a watershed moment in the realm of mobile infrastructure services for the  Mumbai Metro Line-3 Project.

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More Details:

Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) and ACES India Private Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of ACES Saudi Arabia, celebrated a landmark achievement with the contract signing ceremony for providing Mobile Infrastructure Services at Mumbai Metro Line-3. The ceremony took place at the popular LEAP-2024 Event – “A Digital DAVOS” on 4th March 2024 at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Project in Brief:

The contract has been awarded for a duration of 12 years during which ACES will be responsible for providing mobile infrastructure services, including advanced 4G and 5G technologies serving more than 625+ million passengers annually across a total stretch of 33.5 kilometres, including 27 stations, platforms, concourse levels, and tunnels with seamless coverage, ultra-high speed and enhanced user-experience mobile connectivity.

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Expert Insight:

Ms. Ashwini Bhide, IAS & Managing Director, MMRC said “We are pleased to partner with ACES India for providing Mobile Services Infrastructure for Mumbai Metro line-3. Which will now ensure the uninterrupted mobile connectivity to Metro-3 commuters. ACES is a leading International Neutral Digital Infrastructure company with rich global experience and our partnership will be instrumental in powering the digital experience to 625+ million Passengers annually”.

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Officials Presence:

Present on the occasion were Ms. Ashwini Bhide – Managing Director-MMRC, Mr. R. Ramana – Director (Planning & Real-estate dev./ NFBR – MMRC), Eng. Bassam A. Al-Bassam, Deputy Minister For Telecom And Infrastructure from Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), from ACES, Dr. Akram Aburas (CEO), Dr. Khalid Almashouq (CTO), Mohammed Mazher (MD ACES India), Amit Sharma (ACES India), Dr. Naif AlShammari – Deputy CEO of Saudi Exim Bank, from Embassy of India – Mr. Abu Mathen George – Deputy Chief of Mission and Ms. Manusmriti – Counsellor, and other prominent members from MMRC & ACES.

In conclusion, the partnership between MMRC and ACES India signifies a monumental step forward in enhancing mobile infrastructure services for the Mumbai Metro Line-3 Project. With cutting-edge technologies and a commitment to seamless connectivity, this collaboration is poised to transform the digital landscape of Mumbai’s public transportation system, ensuring an enhanced experience for millions of commuters traversing the bustling metropolis.

Source: MMRCL- Press Release | Featured Image Credit: MMRC