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INWIT and the association of the Sovereign Order Of Malta for the future of 5g Ready healthcare

INWIT and ACISMOM have signed a partnership for the 5G coverage of the San Giovanni Battista hospital and the historic site of Piazza del Grillo 

Rome, 22 March 2022 – The Association of Italian Knights of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta (ACISMOM) and INWIT, the biggest Italian tower company, have signed a partnership for 5G ready multi-operator indoor mobile coverage solutions within the San Giovanni Battista hospital and the historic site of the Association of Knights of the Sovereign Order of Malta in the Piazza del Grillo in Rome. INWIT will install DAS (Distributed Antenna System) network infrastructure, micro-antennae that will optimise the mobile signal of various operators received in every room of both structures, while preserving their aesthetic and cultural beauty.

Thanks to the improved mobile signal, there will be significant benefits for how the healthcare staff work, the patients and their families, as well as the regular faces and workers at the historic building on the Piazza del Grillo.

The infrastructure investment by INWIT will allow the two structures to improve the connection quality and the hospital complex will be able to think about healthcare that is more in keeping with the times, with innovative technology that will make it possible to develop and enable new digital and e-health services.

Our mission for the digitisation of Italy in support of mobile operators continues. This system will allow for the development of telemedicine, thus favouring the work of healthcare staff, aimed at improving the quality of life not only for the patients inside the hospital, but everyone who is affected by disease and housebound. The DAS technology gives us modern and cutting-edge structures, while protecting the historic and artistic heritage”, said Giovanni Ferigo, Chief Executive Officer of INWIT.

“The San Giovanni Battista hospital in Rome is a leading centre for rehabilitation and we are making every effort to better serve those in need and particularly the sick – said Riccardo Paternò di Montecupo, President of ACISMOM -. We are aware that this is a complex task as we must never stop looking for ways to improve our efficiency. And this is a concrete example because clearly this technology will be able to provide innovative services that moreover reflect the developments in healthcare, both in Italy and internationally”.