ASTRID - nationwide public safety network in Belgium

Segment

Nationwide Public Safety Networks

Region

Europe

Country
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The ASTRID network in Belgium serves the local police forces, federal police, fire services, ambulance services, civil defence, state security police and customs.

Secure, shared network for Belgium

The ASTRID nationwide radio network provides excellent communications that help the emergency responders.

ASTRID network in numbers:

  • 11 TETRA exchanges,
  • more than 500 TETRA base stations (380-400 MHz)
  • more than 50.000 TETRA users

ASTRID has been in operational use since 2001 and it secures 11,250,000 citizens.

After the attacks in Brussels in March 2016, the ASTRID network operator has implemented both operational and technical improvements. This Key Touch article reveals some valuable lessons learned.

You can also download the white paper "Shock-proof networks - How professional radio communication helps tackle extreme circumstances" to learn which capabilities  communication networks must have to support public safety officials even in the most demanding situations.

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Segment

Nationwide Public Safety Networks



Region

Europe



Country

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