Abu Dhabi, UAE, 13th December 2019 – Airbus was chosen as the official secure communications technology provider for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The security teams and coordinators of the Formula 1 race used the company’s Tetra network solutions to safeguard the venue and secure the smooth running of the event which took place between the 28th of November and 1st of December, 2019.Read More
Cologne, 25 November 2019 – Airbus will showcase its brand new TB4 base station, the very latest innovation in the evolution of Tetra towards 4G/5G technology, at the PMRExpo exhibition in Cologne.
The TB4 is the first hybrid base station that supports both Tetra and 4G/5G technology on the same hardware platform. Made on a smaller scale and fully adaptable, the new Tetra base station carries all the same powerful features as the popular Tetra TB3 base station, and more. These features include dual homing, air-interface encryption, and base station fallback.Read More
Cologne, 21 November 2019 – Airbus will be present at the PMRExpo between the 26th and the 28th of November in Cologne, Germany. The company will be presenting its next generation solutions for the future of critical communications which help companies embrace digital transformation and benefit from enhanced operational efficiency.
Paris, 14th November 2019 – Airbus will be present at the 21st edition of Milipol (Hall 5A, stand MP19); the exhibition for homeland safety and security between the 19th and 22nd November in Paris. Airbus’s Secure Land Communications business unit, will put the spotlight on the future of public safety technology and solutions with a focus on interoperability, collaboration and the protection of Critical National Infrastructures.Read More
Kistamässan (Sweden), 12 November 2019 – Airbus is to take part in the annual Rakel Day, which gathers together end-users, partners and providers who contribute to the smooth running of the national Swedish digital communications network for public safety organisations called Rakel. A whole range of products and services provided will be on show at Airbus stands M91 and M99.Read More
Guangzhou, 29 October 2019 – Airbus successfully completed tests between 5G smartphones and terminals for the Guangzhou Government’s shared radio network which connected with China Telecom’s 5G network in Guangzhou for the first time. The reliability and security of Airbus technology proved that it is, once again, at the forefront of the technological evolution.Read More
Helsinki, 15th October 2019 – Airbus has announced its active participation in a Finnish governmental-funded pioneer research program called Priority, launched in August of this year. Over a two-year time frame, the program aims to find answers to various key research questions in the fields of 5G security, Artificial Intelligence (AI), rural area coverage, and quality of service in hybrid networks, improving critical communications and situational awareness for public safety users.Read More
Brussels, 09 October 2019 – An Airbus consortium has signed a pre-commercial procurement (PCP) agreement for the design phase of future pan-European mobile broadband solutions for public safety, called BroadWay. Earlier this year, the European Commission launched the Request for Tender (RFT) for the BroadWay project, in order to define next generation broadband communication systems for Public Safety and Disaster relief organisations (PPDRs) in Europe. The aim of the project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and development programme, is to enhance interoperability across borders.Read More
Kiruna, 9th October 2019 – The reliability and security of Airbus technology, critical networks, and their infrastructure was demonstrated during the Barents Rescue event end of September in Kiruna, Sweden. During the event, safety services such as fire, police, and health end-users from Finland, Sweden and Norway were present to practice real-life emergency situations and demonstrate the need for secure communication in such mission-critical situations, and the importance of trustworthy interoperable cross-border cooperation.Read More
Stockholm, 07 October 2019 – At the end of September, eleven professional application developer companies, primarily from Nordic countries, got together in Stockholm to demonstrate their creations for Airbus’s Tactilon Dabat device. This was the 5th edition of the Critical App Challenge, which has already taken place in Germany, Belgium, Hungary, and the Middle East and North Africa region in order to give local innovative companies from these regions the chance to demonstrate their solutions for public safety and mission-critical use.Read More
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 03 October 2019 – Airbus, a leading provider of secure communications and collaboration solutions, will promote its end-to-end mission critical offerings during the GITEX Technology Week, from October 6th to 10th.Read More
Elancourt, 12 September 2019 – To maintain the growth and development of the Middle-Eastern and North-African advanced communications and collaboration solution markets, Airbus has appointed Andrew Forbes as the new Head of the Middle East and North-Africa region of Secure Land Communications. As of the 2nd of September, he has replaced Selim Bouri who has moved on to another position within Airbus.
Budapest, 11 September 2019 – Airbus was granted an order by the government communications service provider, Pro-M, to supply a Tetra network for the operation of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant in Hungary. The scope of the frame contract includes the connection to the Hungarian nationwide Tetra network EDR (Unified Digital Radio Communications System) and the maintenance of the plant network.Read More
Elancourt, 03 September 2019 – Airbus provided secure communications technology to French security forces (police, gendarmerie, and fire brigades) during the long-awaited social-economical and political summit which took place in the Southwestern coastal town of Biarritz between the 24th and 26th August.
Mecca, 20th August 2019 - Airbus, a leading provider of secure communication and collaboration solutions, provides mission critical communications technology to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for this year’s Hajj pilgrimage.
Queretaro, 1st August 2019 – Airbus’ pioneer Secure Mobile Virtual Network Operator, MXLINK, has been selected to provide the Government of the State of Querétaro with a unique and fully secure mobile broadband communications platform for its COSMOS security and justice model.
Brussels, 01 August 2019 – Astrid, the Belgian national operator of the radio communications, paging and dispatching networks designed for the emergency and security services, has confirmed its trust in the established Airbus-Proximus consortium by granting the renewal of the support and maintenance contract agreements. The network, which is equally called Astrid, serves users from all public safety and security services (police, fire, health and ambulance services), and several utility and transport companies in Belgium.Read More
Kuala Lumpur, 19 June 2019 - The TH9 has now added 800MHz to its band portfolio of operation. The 800 MHz version was presented to the public during the opening day of Critical Communications World exhibition in Kuala Lumpur on the 18th June.Read More
Kuala Lumpur, 18 June 2019 – Airbus’ new development, Dabat Hybrid Roaming, makes its grand entrance during the Critical Communications World 2019 in Kuala Lumpur. The new solution, a unique combination between Airbus’ Tactilon Dabat hybrid terminal and the Tactilon Agnet 800 Solution, will bring ease and simplicity to daily operations thanks to state-of-the-art seamless switchover technology. The new solution will extend and secure end users’ operations by maximising the benefits of hybrid network communication.
11 June 2019, Elancourt – Airbus, a leading provider of secure communications and collaboration solutions, will be showcasing its next-generation communication developments for mission and business critical use at the Critical Communications World (CCW) 2019, taking place in Kuala Lumpur from 18 to 20 June.
Elancourt, 04 June 2019 – Airbus is striding towards success in the Chinese metro market after obtaining new contracts to equip three brand new metro lines with secure and reliable technology. More than 15 different cities have already chosen Airbus as a trusted partner for their metro line radio communication systems, and three more contracts have just been signed in this market.
Elancourt, 27 May 2019 – Beijing Daxing Airport, due to open in September, will soon be the second in Beijing to secure daily operations with state-of-the-art technology by Airbus.
Mexico City, 03 May 2019 - Airbus has officially launched MXLINK, its Secure Mobile Virtual Network Operator (SMVNO) for Mexican Public Safety and Defence authorities. MXLINK is the first of its kind in Mexico and Latin America, and offers multi-operator coverage, interoperability with the National Radiocommunication Tetrapol Network, and end-to-end voice and data security from the most reliable telecom and data centre platform in the country.
Elancourt, 11 April 2019 - Airbus provided secure communications technology for the formula 1 Grand Prix in Bahrain from 29 to 31 March. The Bahrain International Circuit Organisation used the Kingdom of Bahrain’s extended Tetra network infrastructure to ensure a smooth organization and secure the race.
Elancourt, 26 March 2019 – Together with its partners, Airbus has successfully concluded the French project LTE4PMR (Long Term Evolution for Professional Mobile Radio) and developed a secure broadband communication solution for public safety users in France.
Elancourt, 11 March 2019 – Airbus, European leader of mission-critical communication solutions will showcase its hybrid product portfolio for public safety users at the Critical Communications Europe/BAPCO 2019 exhibition in Coventry, UK (Airbus stand E22, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, UK).Read More
Elancourt, 5 March 2019 – Airbus and SOTI partnered up to provide first responders with the enterprise mobility management (EMM) technology needed to integrate smart devices in mission-critical networks. SOTI is a company that develops business mobility and Internet of Things solutions.Read More
Elancourt, 25 February 2019 – Airbus intensifies its activities to globally cooperate with Mobile Network Operators in order to offer specific collaboration and communications solutions for enterprise markets, such as Transport, Utilities and Industries (TUI).Read More
Elancourt, 22 February 2019 – Together with Munich’s municipal utility operator “Stadtwerke München”, Airbus has equipped the 55th Munich Security Conference (MSC) with mission-critical and encrypted communication solutions.Read More
Elancourt, 29 January 2019 – Airbus provides its secure, collaborative communications solution to ensure a 4G coverage of Europe’s renowned motorbike and quad event – the 44th Enduropale du Touquet Pas-de-Calais. sers.Read More
Elancourt, Ulm, 9 January 2019 - Airbus will modernise and expand seNet®, the secure Tetra communication system of the energy supplier STEAG. Both partners have agreed that Airbus will replace the central technology of the communication system with Taira Tetra Servers. This core of the professional mobile radio network increases the capacity of the system, and makes it even more reliable and efficient.Read More
Elancourt/Munich, 12 December 2018 – The Munich Security Conference (MSC) has chosen highly secure Tetra communication solutions from Airbus to support various high-level policy events around the globe within the next three years.
Elancourt, 27 November 2018 – Airbus and Samsung have agreed on a partnership to establish next-generation terminal and collaboration platforms for professional users in Germany. This solution intends to facilitate German public safety’s future multimedia communications. Both partners will use their competencies in order to create secure end-to-end solutions based on Long Term Evolution (LTE) technologies.Read More
Elancourt, 23 November 2018 – In the frame of its SmarTWISP initiative, Airbus has started a developer programme for certified accessories to enlarge the ecosystem for the Tactilon Dabat. Companies which intend to develop specialized equipment for the Tactilon Dabat, an Android smartphone and Tetra radio in one, can now apply for registration on the SmarTWISP portal. They can propose innovative concepts or specialized accessories for users in the area of industries and public safety.Read More
Elancourt, 20 November 2018 – From 2019, Airbus will embark on the modernisation of the PMR (Professional Mobile Radio) network of the Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) public transport company. By 2020, the PMR provider will have overhauled the network infrastructure and converted the system to Internet protocol (IP).
Elancourt, 15 November 2018 – By the end of 2018, Airbus will have embarked on the modernisation of Stadtwerke München`s (SWM) Tetra communication network using the latest Tetra technology.
Elancourt/Dubai, 17 October 2018 – The unique and first “Critical App Challenge for the Middle East and North Africa” has ended with an award ceremony at the Gitex exhibition in Dubai this week.Read More
Elancourt/Dubai 10 October 2018 – Airbus will conclude its “Critical App Challenge for the Middle East” during the GITEX exhibition 2018 in Dubai from 14 to 18 October and honour the best developers for public safety apps in the region.
Elancourt, 9 October 2018 – For the first time, the Airbus collaboration tool Tactilon Agnet is used for secure cross-border broadband communication among public safety personnel.Read More
Elancourt/Brussels, 2 October 2018 – Following the conclusion of the Critical App Challenge for Belgium, Airbus awards the online competition´s best five application developers in Brussels on 4th of October 2018.
Elancourt, 24 September 2018 – During the 2018 CCMENA fair in Dubai, Airbus will showcase an easy-to-use application that monitors in real time the status of 3G and 4G communication systems as part of secure network operations.Read More
Elancourt, 23 September 2018 – Airbus has kicked off the innovation initiative “Critical App Challenge” for the Middle East to set in motion regional developers and start-ups to create the best applications for public safety users.Read More
Elancourt/Dubai 22 September 2018 – Tactilon Dabat device, a secure Android smartphone and Tetra-Radio in one, has won the Intersec Award 2018 in the category “Innovative Security Product of the Year” in Dubai.Read More
Elancourt, 12 September 2018 – Airbus is thus reinforcing its position as a leading provider of communication solutions for critical infrastructures.Read More
Elancourt, 5 September 2018 – Airbus has kicked off the innovation initiative “Critical App Challenge” for the Middle East to set in motion regional developers and start-ups to create the best applications for public safety users.Read More
Elancourt, 3 September 2018 – Together with the telecom companies STC Specialized and House of Invention International (HOI) in Saudi Arabia, Airbus has supplied secure communication infrastructure to the security staff protecting this year’s Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.Read More
Elancourt/Brussels 24 August 2018 – Airbus has kicked off the innovation initiative “Critical App Challenge” for Belgium to set in motion regional developers and start-ups to create the best applications for public safety users.Read More
Elancourt, 7 August 2018 – Airbus is upgrading and expanding the US Army’s secure mobile communication system at the Fort Irwin National Training Center in the USA, California.Read More
Elancourt, 3 July 2018 – Airbus has made significant steps forward towards a final result for future standards for secure broadband communication solutions. Last week, Airbus participated to the second plug test at Texas A&M University in College Station (USA) and pushed the envelope for new technical features.
Elancourt, 2 July 2018 - Airbus has delivered more than 50,000 Tetra pagers "P8GR" to the Hessian fire brigades, emergency services and civil protection units.
Elancourt, 22 May 2018 – During the Technos Days Valabre near Aix-en Provence (France) on 23th and 24th May, Airbus will demonstrate how videos and aerial pictures from a drone can be integrated into the secure multimedia collaboration tool Tactilon Agnet This system can help when floods or forest fires occur and fire brigades need to get an overview in the vicinity of an incident.Read More
Berlin, 16 May 2018 - Airbus’ Tactilon Dabat has been awarded "Best evolution to future broadband" during the annual International Critical Communications Awards, which took place following the opening day of Critical Communications World (CCW) in Berlin.
Elancourt 15 May 2018 – Airbus will demonstrate a new pilot version of its real-time Virtual Reality technology at the Critical Communications World 2018 (CCW) in Berlin.Read More
Elancourt/Berlin, 14 May 2018 – Airbus has expanded the range of its application portfolio for the Tactilon Dabat and partnered with new professional application developers.Read More
Elancourt 8th of May 2018 – Airbus and Teracom A/S have entered into an agreement aiming to provide a common secure communications solution to the police and other blue-light organisations in Denmark.Read More
Elancourt, 4 April 2018 – Airbus will intensively contribute to the next steps in finding a global standard for mission-critical multimedia group communication. After the 3rd Generation Partnership Project’s (3GPP) completion of release 14 of secure multimedia group communication in December 2017, Airbus and its partners within 3GPP are now working on release 15 and 16 by the end of 2019. 3GPP is a global initiative that unites various standard development organisations and sets international telecommunications standards as well as system specifications.
Elancourt, 22 März 2018 - Airbus, provider of the new mission-critical network in South Tyrol, Italy, and its local partner Avionic Service will present tailored Tetra devices for regional end users at the “Civil Protect 2018” trade fair in Bolzano. At the Airbus/Avionic booth (D24/014), firefighters, paramedics and mountain rescuer personnel will be informed about Tetra radios and how they can use them in the best way within the regional network of the autonomous region of Bolzano, South Tyrol.Read More
Amsterdam, 7 March 2018 – Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) has finalised the sale of Plant Holdings, Inc., which holds the Airbus DS Communications Inc. business, to Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) after receiving the required regulatory approvals.Read More
Elancourt, 23 February 2018 – To lay the foundations of completely secure communication market schemes, Airbus will reach out to the telecom industry at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. As a known expert and provider of mission-critical communications, Airbus has started to form cooperations with Mobile Network Operators.Read More
Elancourt, 20 February 2018 – To maintain the operations of Beijing’s public safety Tetra network around the clock, Airbus signed a three-year contract with the operator Justtop to provide a wide range of services until end-of 2020. It includes on-site support, maintenance services and a 24/7 emergency support with trouble shooting competences. Furthermore, Airbus will install a help desk for the shared network.Read More
Elancourt, 13 February 2018 – Together with Munich’s municipal utility operator “Stadtwerke München”, Airbus will equip the 54th Munich Security Conference with mission-critical and tap-proofed communication solutions. The organisers of the renowned security-policy event have thus opted for highly modern communication tools. The event’s coordinators aim to ensure the security of participants in the field of politics, business and media.Read More
Elancourt, 8 February 2018 – Airbus has succeeded in giving birth to new secure applications during the first Critical App Challenge last weekend. This competition for app developers, which brought together 24 international representatives from eight companies, created fresh ideas for secure communications. These applications will run on the Tactilon Dabat to facilitate the daily work for police officers and rescue personnel. This brand new Airbus device is the first 2-in-1 Android smartphone and Tetra radio.Read More
Elancourt, 14 December 2017 – Airbus has rendered latest radio communication services to facilitate operations of the “Fortune Global Forum” 2017 in Guangzhou, China.
Elancourt, 8 December 2017 – More than seven years after the implementation of the Guangzhou Government shared network phase 1, initially built for the 2010 for Asia Games, Airbus has been selected to supply further state-of-the-art secure communications equipment towards a new project called: go-for-metro.Read More
Elancourt, 28 November 2017 – Airbus has started modernising the radio communications network of the German metro operator Hamburger Hochbahn AG.Read More
Elancourt, 27 November 2017 – In light of the new European directive on network and information security (NIS) becoming national law, Airbus in Germany offers a new cyber security service for Professional Mobile Radio network operators.Read More
Elancourt, 23 November 2017 – The Airbus application developer programme SmarTWISP starts its next phase: it will now start certifying mission-critical apps, and developers can try out their inventions on the Tactilon Dabat device, a Tetra radio and android smartphone. This will accelerate the creation of an Airbus application platform and attract more and more inventive developers. The project will create a healthy ecosystem for secure applications in the area of public safety.Read More
Elancourt, 22 November 2017 – Airbus is calling on app developers worldwide to register for its first “Critical App Challenge” which will take place in Munich, Germany, from 2 to 4 February 2018. This competition is a collaborative event with a limited amount of time to invent new smartphone applications for public safety users, such as police and rescue personnel. Hackathons are based on the idea that diverse people, such as software developers, user interface designers, business managers, data analysts and start-ups will work together intensively to create proofs of concept of their ideas.Read More
Elancourt, 17 November 2017 – For the first time, Airbus integrates its mission-critical mobile multimedia communication solution “Tactilon Agnet” into a standard 4G network from a large telecom company in France.
Elancourt, 2 November 2017 – In order to serve African governmental organisations and large companies on the continent with state-of-the-art radio communications, Airbus presents for the first time its tailored solutions at the trade fair AfricaCom/Mission Critical Africa.
Elancourt, 30 October 2017 – Airbus and Bulgaria’s Telcom Engineering Ltd have received a contract award to extend and modernise the public security network of the Bulgarian Ministry of Interior (MoI). This network provides secure communication services to almost twenty thousand users through over 170 base stations.
Elancourt, 24 October 2017 – Airbus has started to upgrade the entire Belgian national radio communications network for public safety to keep it fit for the future. Together with its consortium partner Proximus, Airbus expects to conclude this mission-critical network renewal in less than two years.
Elancourt, 25 September 2017 - The Saudi radio communications operator Bravo has decided to provide Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) infrastructures from Airbus in order to renew the existing public safety network in Eastern Saudi Arabia. Airbus will deliver and deploy 150 Tetra base stations in the coming months. After Bravo’s positive experience with Airbus’ radio coverage during this year’s Hajj pilgrimage in the West region, the state-owned public safety operator for secure mobile communications expanded its cooperation with Airbus via the local reseller “House of Invention (HOI)”.Read More
Elancourt, 21 September 2017 - Airbus Tetra technology is integral part of the next generation electronic verification system to transmit data and information of vessel locations off the coast. Airbus provides its latest Tetra modem “TW1m” to the telecom company Atlas in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It will be used to integrate confidential data, such as GPS positioning and text messages into the Atlas vessel identification system which is run by a government agency.Read More
Elancourt, 19 September 2017 - Airbus provided local and independent radio networks for its partner and critical telecommunications provider Bravo to cover events during the Hajj pilgrimage event. Bravo supported a governmental client in the western part of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from 30 August to 4 September 2017.Read More
2 August 2017, Elancourt – Airbus will provide its newest generation of deployable radio solutions to the Ministry of Defence in Belgium. These highly powerful and flexible Tetra communication systems will be equipped with the new generation of Tetra Taira servers. Taira benefits from virtualised Tetra server functions that ensure the same services as standard Airbus DXT switches. Moreover, the system also incorporates the latest release of the Airbus pico base station, a very small base station that covers tiny areas.Read More
Amsterdam, 28 July 2017 - Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) has executed a definitive agreement under which Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) will acquire Plant Holdings, Inc., which holds the Airbus DS Communications business.Read More
Elancourt, 23 June 2017 - Airbus, technology supplier for Mexico’s nationwide missioncritical Tetrapol network IRIS (Red Nacional de Radiocomunicación de Misión CríticaTetrapol), wants to create the first broadband virtual mobile operator for public safety in Mexico. Airbus selected Nokia as technology partner. The liaison aims at offering Secure Mobile Virtual Network Operator (Secure MVNO) solutions for the future shared network.Read More
Elancourt, 22 June 2017 – Airbus is currently performing interoperability examinations during the first European plugtest for Mission-Critical Push To Talk (MCPTT), organized by the European Telecommunications Standard Institute. This event is decisive for Airbus to further push forward a global standard for MCPTT over LTE. As the European leader for Professional Mobile Radio, Airbus is carrying out trials which concentrate on the compatibility between LTE applications and servers of other PMR vendors. The company’s aim is to ensure that its technology works perfectly with other mission-critical solutions. The plugtest is taking place at the ETSI headquarters in Sophia Antipolis, France, and brings together various vendors of the PMR industry.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Elancourt, 10 May 2017 – Airbus has reached the next level by creating a healthy application ecosystem for mobile hybrid devices in the field of public safety and critical communications. Application developers can now register free of charge for the Airbus SmarTWISP programme. Having obtained approval, they can try out the new solution development kit for the Tactilon Dabat, an Android smartphone with a full Tetra radio inside. The free membership enables qualified and approved developers to access guidelines, tools and the application programming interface (API).Read More
Elancourt, 9 May 2017 – Airbus has introduced the new Taira Tetra Server for professional mobile radio networks. This versatile server based on IP technology can replace conventional switches and operates at much lower costs. The Taira is smaller than a typical switch and works more efficiently and economically, while still providing the same high service availability that many mission- and business-critical customers around the globe expect from Airbus Tetra solutions. Furthermore, the server can be managed easily as it fits into existing IT environments.Read More
Elancourt, 13 April 2017 – Airbus has signed a contract to provide a digital Tetra (Terrestrial Trunked Radio) communication system for four underground lines in Chongqing, a city of about 18 million inhabitants, making it the largest in Southwest China. This order not only comes from a new customer, but also allows Airbus to be well-positioned for potential future business in this region.Read More
Elancourt, 10 April 2017 – In the course of reinforcing its presence in the Asian and Middle-Eastern radio communications markets, Airbus has appointed Selim Bouri as the new Head of Sales & Program Delivery for the Middle East and Asia-Pacific of Secure Land Communications. He will build on Airbus’ previous strong performances in delivering the latest Tetra technology in Asia and the Middle East, targeting new markets and additional regions.Read More
Elancourt, 6 April 2017 – Airbus will offer a comprehensive range of mobile Tetra communication and LTE technology at this year’s IT military exhibition to replace the existing German Armed Forces mobile communication systems. Airbus is collaborating with General Dynamics Mission Systems to deliver mobile cellular network solutions that meet the prerequisites for the German Armed Forces’ ‘Mobile Tactical Communications’ programme (Mobile Taktische Kommunikation/MoTaKo). This programme is considered to be a major project to modernise the German Armed Forces’ mobile communication during military missions.Read More
Elancourt, 28 March – To continue the operation of their mission-critical radio network, the parliament in Switzerland approved the budget for the modernisation of Polycom. This nationwide radio communications network has been deployed by Airbus via its Swiss partner Atos. The Council of States (Ständerat) in Switzerland, the upper house of the Swiss parliament, took the final political decision and gave the green light for financing the pending Polycom renewal.Read More
Elancourt, 20 March 2017 – To improve the quality and efficiency of the radio communications system for Public Safety in Mexico City, Airbus has recently started to upgrade the “Federal Public Security Secretariat’s” Tetra network. The Mexican national public safety agency Secretaría de Seguridad Pública del Distrito Federal will soon profit from a new Tetra network with larger capacity to meet the needs of around 30,000 end users.Read More
Elancourt, 24 February 2017 – Airbus and Erillisverkot, the operator of the nationwide public safety radio network VIRVE, supply modern Tetra radio communications for the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships’ security in the Finnish city Lahti. Event organisers, volunteers, the police and rescue workers need a secure and reliable communications infrastructure around the clock to ensure efficient procedures.Read More
Elancourt, 20 February 2017 – Airbus contributes to this year’s user forum for the future of digital radio in Germany with a presentation covering the introduction of broadband technology in radio communication for German public safety authorities (BOS). In the coming years, authorities will increasingly share photos, videos and other multimedia files with each other, for which they require the appropriate technology.Read More
Elancourt, 17 February 2017 – Airbus will equip the 53rd Munich Security Conference with a secure Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) network together with Tetra network operator Stadtwerke München. The organisers of this bellwether security-policy event have thus chosen a proven, reliable technology that ensures the security of participants from politics, business and media.Read More
Elancourt, 16 February 2017 – Airbus will equip the 53rd Munich Security Conference with a secure Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) network together with Tetra network operator Stadtwerke München. The organisers of the renowned security-policy event have thus chosen a proven, reliable technology that ensures the security of participants from politics, business and media.Read More
Elancourt, 9 February 2017 - The new Tetra network in South Tyrol provided by Airbus was in operation for the first time during a large event: it successfully supported public safety organisations during the Biathlon World Cup 2017 in Antholz/Anterselva in late January. The solution enabled a fast and reliable communication between members of the event personnel.Read More
Elancourt, 31 January 2017 – Airbus and Trimax IT Infrastructure & Services Limited signed a Value Added Reseller (VAR) agreement to support the growth of Airbus’ Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) solutions in India. From now on, Trimax will sell PMR equipment and technology from Airbus in the South Asian country. In recent years, Trimax has become a leading provider of IT services in India in areas including connectivity, data centres, cloud services and system integration. The company is also a provider of industry-specific solutions in sectors such as transportation.Read More
Elancourt, 30 January 2017 – The Belgian public network operator ASTRID will modernise its secure radio communication networks, infrastructure and services in the next few years. The corresponding management and investment plan, in place until 2020, was approved by the Belgian government and ASTRID’s Administrative Council in December 2016. Accordingly, the Belgian government has decided that the investment for the various systems and upgrades will amount to 117 million euros.Read More
Elancourt, 23 January 2017 - Together with Tetra Critical Communications Association (TCCA), the organiser of the Critical Communication Europe in Copenhagen, Airbus will present a panel discussion with experts at Bella Centre (plenary hall) on 9 February 2017, at 12.15 pm (CET), with the title:Read More
Elancourt, 20 December 2016 – The Norwegian civil defence organisation “Sivilforsvaret” has started to modernise its nationwide public warning system with the help of Airbus Defence and Space and TC Connect AS. Both companies will provide Tetra-based TMD880i modems to more than 1,200 siren sites all over Norway, connecting the warning system to the national multi-agency public safety radiocommunications network Nødnett.Read More
Elancourt, 14 December 2016 – Airbus Defence and Space successfully contributed to a safe and smooth performance of the 2016 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from 24 to 27 November.
A company engineer monitored the radio communications system of the Abu Dhabi police at Yas Marina Circuit. Consequently, some 50,000 spectators, the organiser, the drivers as well as their teams benefited from the security through the local mission-critical radio network. The race marked the end of the 2016 Formula 1 season. Since 2011, Airbus Defence and Space has offered its services for the Formula 1 race in Abu Dhabi every year.
Elancourt, 8 December 2016 – Airbus Defence and Space has been awarded contracts for the metro lines of three large cities in China. The company will provide digital Tetra communications systems for the new lines of the provincial capitals Lanzhou and Urumqi in central and north-western China. The networks’ implementation has started recently. In addition, Airbus Defence and Space will provide a Tetra system for the existing line 2 in Qingdao.Read More
Elancourt, 30 November 2016 – The team of the French LTE4PMR research and development project that develops a mission-critical LTE communications solution for public safety organisations has set operational priorities for its second phase. To integrate crucial demands of end users, the project’s leader Airbus Defence and Space recently gathered forty representatives of the French public safety sector at its Elancourt site, near Paris in France. The results of this meeting allow for the finalisation of a coherent LTE scheme for Professional Mobile Radio (PMR).Read More
Elancourt, 22 November 2016 – Public safety authorities and organisations (BOS) in Hesse are now able to use the Tetra pager P8GR from Airbus Defence and Space. This device for a two-way communication system is now being delivered to at least 50,000 fire fighters and other rescue and relief workers in the German regional state of Hesse. Operational deployment of the device has now officially started.Read More
Elancourt, 21 November 2016 – Together with the German company ESG, Airbus Defence and Space is launching a new application called TARANIS® Smart for the Tactilon Dabat, a handheld radio and smartphone in one device. Thanks to this application, police officers and rescue services will be able to monitor operations in real time during complex missions. End users can securely transfer data via LTE while still having all the mission-critical communications features of a Tetra terminal at their fingertips.Read More
Elancourt, 17 November 2016 – Airbus Defence and Space has landed an order in Germany for the control centre solution RCS 9500 (Radio Console Subsystem) and is supplying the public utility Bonn with 16 of its state-of-the-art radio dispatcher systems. Thanks to this technology, the dispatchers in the central control room of the Stadtwerke are able to coordinate the bus and tram drivers. The new devices replacing the old systems permit simple and reliable mobile communication via the company's Tetra PMR (Professional Mobile Radio) network.Read More