Press Releases

Bordeaux puts its trust in Airbus

31 May, 2017

Elancourt, 31 May 2017 – Airbus and its partner Telpass have started upgrading the Tetra secure radio network of the Metropolitan area in Bordeaux. By upgrading to Airbus’ DXT3 switches, Metropolitan Bordeaux is adding an additional security level to its network, which will now have a geo-redundancy system. The network’s improvement will also optimise maintenance costs. It consists of 15 base stations and it routes a total of around five million messages per day, making it very powerful.

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Airbus technology covers top event in Beijing

16 May, 2017

Elancourt, 16 May 2017 – Airbus has provided reliable and secure radio communications technology to protect the “Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation” in Beijing. 20 heads of state and 1,200 high-level participants from international organisations gathered the last two days to discuss economic development and cooperation in Asia. The Chinese capital’s mission-critical radio network “JustTop” for police and rescue services, based on Airbus Tetra (Terrestrial Trunked Radio) technology, contributed to the conference’s success.

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Airbus showcases Tactilon Dabat with new applications at CCW

16 May, 2017

Elancourt, 16 May 2017 – Airbus is demonstrating the Tactilon Dabat, a combined Android smartphone and Tetra radio, with a rigid security concept and public safety applications at the Critical Communications World 2017 in Hong Kong. The Tactilon Dabat prevents unauthorised access, keeps any communications encrypted, protects users’ data and features new applications certified by Airbus. This makes the Tactilon Dabat a unique device for secure group communications.

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Airbus supplies Tetra radio systems to new metro lines in the cities of Wuhan and Fuzhou

12 May, 2017

Elancourt, 12 May 2017 – Airbus has recently signed two new contracts to deliver digital Tetra (terrestrial trunked radio) communication systems to metro lines in China. The company will provide Tetra technology for the metro line 11 in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province in central China. Moreover, Airbus will equip the metro line 2 of Fuzhou, the capital of Fujian province on the southeast coast of China. The lines are expected to enter operation in 2018 and 2019, respectively.

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Airbus introduces latest release of Tactilon Agnet for flexible multimedia group communication over LTE

11 May, 2017

Elancourt, 11 May 2017 – Airbus has released the latest version of the mission-critical group communication application Tactilon Agnet, which enables police officers or firefighters to communicate securely by LTE. It is fully interoperable with Tetra and Tetrapol and allows secure and flexible communication between LTE device users and Tetra or Tetrapol terminal users. The new version offers enhanced services, such as permanent geolocalisation, navigation, group positioning and user presence as well as status displays on the map for commanding officers.

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