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CCW 2016

Critical Communications World 2016 RAI Amsterdam

New set of secure broadband solutions facilitates an efficient, gradual changeover from narrowband to broadband  Airbus Defence and Space will be showcasing its new broadband product family Tactilon Suite at the Critical Communications World exhibition in Amsterdam. When it comes to enhancing Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) networks with broadband services, public safety organisations and other PMR network users can opt for tailored solutions enabling them to have a smooth transition from narrowband to mission-critical broadband step by step. The Tactilon Suite comprises secure products clustered in three categories: devices, applications and infrastructure.  “Our customers expect us to continue to provide cutting-edge solutions. This is the reason why we are currently working very closely with the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), the standardisation body of the telecommunications industry, to shape next-generation technologies for Public Protection and Disaster Relief,” says Olivier Koczan, Head of Secure Land Communications at Airbus Defence and Space. “The Tactilon Suite product family is a concrete result of this work.”  The Tactilon Suite includes products and solutions, such as the Tactilon Dabat radio, the group communication application Tactilon Agnet, the compact tactical LTE solution Tactilon Cell, Tactilon Secure MVNO and Tactilon Management. All these products help end-users to communicate effectively using LTE services.   The new Tactilon Dabat integrates a complete Tetra radio and a rugged smartphone in one device. It is both a Tetra handheld and a smartphone. Tactilon Dabat features Mission Critical functions, a touch-screen display and front/back cameras. The radio module offers all the functionalities once found only in Tetra radios. Tactilon Dabat is interoperable and can work on any standard Tetra network – it is a big leap in Tetra evolution.    As part of the changeover to full broadband services, Airbus Defence and Space has developed the Tactilon Secure MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) solution. Users gain secure and trusted mobile access to new broadband services through hybrid networks, for example using video and mobile office applications, without compromising the security of their operations.    Tactilon Agnet is the group multimedia communication application for smart devices. It fully embraces 3GPP standardisation. This tailored solution brings together tried-and-tested PMR services like push-to-talk and multimedia sharing via broadband. It enables professional users to communicate with each other whether they use a PMR radio or a smart device.    The Tactilon Cell, a stand-alone tactical cell, offers transportable LTE services. For those who are in need of a small LTE network, the Tactilon Cell is the ideal solution. It comprises a base station, terminals, LTE software and an app server for mission-specific applications, such as Tactilon Agnet multimedia group communication. All the cell features comply with the latest standards of the 3GPP.    Tactilon Management is a centralised subscriber management tool for mission-critical communication networks. Network operators can easily integrate commercial broadband users into existing PMR networks and control access rights and maintain a high level of security at short notice. The tool was introduced in 2013 and is already in use on a nationwide level in Germany and Finland.   All new Tactilon Suite products will be presented at the Airbus Defence and Space booth D 42 in hall 8 during the Critical Communications World exhibition in Amsterdam from May 31 to June 2, 2016. The Airbus Defence and Space press briefing will take place on June 1 at 9:00 am at D 42. Contact:Anke Sturtzel + 33 1 6138 5330 anke.sturtzel@airbus.com Kai Schlichtermann + 33 1 6138 5547 kai.schlichtermann@airbus.com

DAMM TetraFlex® successfully deployed in King Khalid International Airport, Saudi Arabia, Muscat & Salalah Airports, Oman securing critical communication.  King Khalid International Airport (KKIA), Muscat International Airport & Salalah International Airport in the GCC, are now utilizing the intelligent, decentralized DAMM TetraFlex® System to secure critical radio communication. King Khalid International Airport (KKIA), located north of Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, served 18.58 million passengers in 2013, and there is a current expansion in the airport to increase the capacity to 35 million passengers. In KKIA, the system deployed includes redundant DAMM TetraFlex® High Power Indoor Base Stations and the system provides full coverage for one of the world’s largest airports in the world. Muscat International and Salalah International Airports will be the new gateway to the Sultanate of Oman. The New Salalah International will able to handle one million passengers per annum and the new Muscat International Airport will have capacity to handle 12 million passengers per annum. Further expansions planned in three subsequent phases will ultimately boost the airport capacity to 24, 36 and 48 million passengers when the demand is required. DAMM TetraFlex® deliveries include multisite redundant High Power Indoor Base Stations. The built-in application enabled for this system includes Voice and Data Log System, Group Bridge to interconnect from TETRA to analog radio systems and the open API for easy integration of applications customized to the airport. Khaled A. Karim, Regional Executive states: “The progress in the Middle-Eastern markets clearly demonstrates the reliability of DAMMs TetraFlex® solutions in a very demanding and complex mission critical environment. The new DAMM Multi-Tech Platform, will continue to provide tomorrows airports with the right balance between security, simplicity and operational effectiveness.” Allan Detlefsen, CCO, DAMM, elaborates: “For both Muscat and KKIA the key factors for choosing DAMM were a successful evaluation and analysis of the customer requirements, as well as the easy integration of 3rd party applications. With these two airports and more projects already won in named GCC countries, DAMM, along with our regional partner Waves, is proud of these achievements setting yet another milestone in the region as the leader of future proof mission critical radio communication systems” Further information please contact: DAMM Cellular Systems A/S, Denmark – Sonderborg Contact: Khaled A. Karim, Regional Executive e-mail: kak@damm.dk www.damm.dk

Zetron will be highlighting several of its newest and most advanced solutions in stand B22 at the Critical Communications World conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands, 31 May–2 June, 2016. Featured products will include Zetron’s AcomNovus command-and-control system integrated with LTE PoC, and AcomAUTOMAX dispatch and mobility suite.  Redmond, WA, May 24, 2016 – Zetron,a leading provider of mission-critical communications solutions worldwide, will feature several of its newest and most advanced solutions in stand B22 at the Critical Communications World (CCW) conference being held at the Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands, 31 May–2 June, 2016. Zetron’s featured solutions at CCW will include:  AcomNOVUS command-and-control system integrated with LTE Press-to-Talk over Cellular (PoC). This LTE solution can be used in conjunction with radio technologies, such as TETRA, P25, and DMR. It also utilises a carrier-integrated service rather than a proprietary PTT “over-the-top” (OTT) service because of the high levels of quality and reliability carrier-integrated PTT services are able to deliver compared OTT PTT. Zetron’s AcomAUTOMAX dispatch and mobility suite. Designed for public-safety applications, Acom AUTOMAX adds to traditional voice dispatch a host of enriched features and functionality, such as data dispatching, case and incident management and reporting, and video analytics. A range of control-room solutions for small to large-sized operations, including the DCS-5020, MAX-Dispatch, Zetron’s Video Surveillance and Security offerings, and updates on the next generation of Acom.  “At CCW, we’ll be presenting a range of offerings that are ideal for public safety and non-public safety customers who are ready to replace their aging, expensive-to-run control room equipment with lower-cost, more capable solutions,” said Zetron EMEA Director of Sales, Andy Hatcher. “Our cost-effective solutions provide customers with enriched functionality and more data capability, and also help them move to DMR Tier III and LTE.” For more information visit: www.zetron.com.

The TCCA represents TETRA, the most successful mission critical communications voice and narrowband data mobile standard in the world. Now available with TEDS supporting wideband data, we support the further development of the standard and promote its increasing adoption by professional users in a growing number of market sectors across all continents. For critical broadband data communications, we are driving the development of common global mobile standards.

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