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Second step for Airbus in European BroadWay project »

Elancourt, 02 August 2020 – Airbus is part of one of three selected consortia to participate in the Solution Prototype Phase (Phase 2) of the the BroadWay PCP. The project aims to provide European safety organisations with new and fundamental mobile communication capability, upon which closer collaboration beyond borders can be built towards the fight against crime and terrorism, and to...

3 August, 2020

Jinan Airport becomes Airbus secure hybrid network user »

Elancourt, 09 July 2020 – Airbus has been selected to provide Jinan airport with an array of mission critical products and solutions to upgrade the existing Airbus Tetra system in place. The new system will allow the airport personnel to embrace the benefits that a hybrid solution such as Tactilon Agnet, can bring to simplify its operations. It will allow the users to collaborate in a simple,...

9 July, 2020

Airbus provides renowned Tactilon Agnet 800 hybrid solution to Hongkong International Terminals »

Hong Kong, 23 June 2020 – Hongkong International Terminals (HIT), a key container port operator in the region, has selected Airbus’s value-added reseller HONOH, through HGC Global Communications Limited (HGC), to replace their current digital communication system with the Airbus Tactilon Agnet 800 hybrid solution.

23 June, 2020

Three new Chinese cities rely on Airbus’s secure communication technology for their metro lines »

Elancourt, 6th May 2020 - Airbus will provide secure Tetra communication technology for three new customers in China. Recently, the cities of Taiyuan, Luoyang and Xi’An signed contracts with Airbus, who is known in the region for supplying state-of-the-art and reliable equipment for metro lines. To date, over 100 Chinese metro lines have been equipped with Airbus Tetra secure communication...

7 May, 2020

Chinese city of Fuzhou puts trust in Airbus secure communication technology for another metro line »

Elancourt, 7th April 2020 - Once again, the capital of the Fujian province signed a contract with Airbus for the supply of secure communications technology, this time for their newest metro line under construction. This contract is one of three won by Airbus for Fuzhou’s metro lines. Indeed, the company already secures both metro lines 1, and 2, which were respectively put into operation in...

7 April, 2020

Airbus supports 56th Munich Security Conference with latest reliable Tetra IP technology »

Elancourt, 14th February 2020 - Together with the Tetra network operator Stadtwerke München (SWM), Airbus will once again equip the 56th edition of the Munich Security Conference with high performance, tap-proof radio technology. The Tetra system – which has been completely migrated to IP technology – with Taira switch centres and a geo-redundant solution – will be used for the first time.

14 February, 2020

Airbus modernises Munich municipal utility operator’s network to Tetra IP »

Elancourt, 11th February 2020 - Airbus has successfully completed the modernisation of Munich’s municipal utility operator Stadtwerke München’s (SWM) radio network with the latest Tetra technology. Last December, the Bavarian regional capital’s energy supplier was able to deploy Airbus’ modern Tetra Taira Server.  

12 February, 2020

Airbus supports Abu Dhabi F1 with secure and reliable technology »

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.

13 December, 2019

Airbus reveals pioneer hybrid base station for Tetra and LTE »

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...

27 November, 2019

Airbus presents latest innovations at PMRExpo 2019 »

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.

22 November, 2019

Airbus showcases latest hybrid communications and collaboration technology at Milipol »

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...

14 November, 2019

Airbus’s portfolio of products and solutions on show at Rakel Day »

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.

12 November, 2019

Airbus tests the world’s first hybrid Tetra 5G network »

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.

29 October, 2019

Airbus chairs Finnish Priority research program for innovation »

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...

15 October, 2019

Airbus consortium participates in European BroadWay project »

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...

9 October, 2019

Airbus technology ensures cross-border communication at Barents Rescue 2019 »

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...

9 October, 2019

Nordic Critical App Challenge by Airbus: a step towards the future of mission-critical applications »

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...

7 October, 2019

Airbus to present innovative mission critical communications solutions at GITEX 2019 »

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.

3 October, 2019

Andrew Forbes appointed as Head of Middle-East and North-Africa Regions for Secure Land Communications of Airbus »

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...

12 September, 2019

Hungarian Paks Nuclear Power Plant to be equipped with advanced communications system by 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.

11 September, 2019

G7 meeting in Biarritz secured with Airbus technology »

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.

3 September, 2019

Airbus and STC Specialized provide reliable secure communications for the Hajj in Mecca »

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.

21 August, 2019

Mexican State Government of Querétaro chooses Airbus’ MXLINK as secure mobile broadband communications platform »

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.

1 August, 2019

Airbus-Proximus consortium receives long-term support & maintenance contract for Astrid network »

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...

1 August, 2019

Airbus introduces TH9 Tetra radio to Middle East and Asian market »

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.

18 June, 2019

Automatic network switchover becomes inherent with Airbus’ Dabat Hybrid Roaming »

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...

17 June, 2019

Airbus to participate in the Critical Communications World exhibition, Kuala Lumpur »

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.  

13 June, 2019

Three Chinese cities confirm Airbus as trusted partner in critical communications for public transportation »

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.  

4 June, 2019

Second Beijing Airport To Be Equipped With Airbus Solutions »

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.  

4 June, 2019

Airbus becomes pioneer Secure Mobile Virtual Network Operator for public safety in Mexico and Latin America »

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...

6 May, 2019

Formula 1 whizzed down the Bahrain circuit with Airbus Tetra technology »

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.

12 April, 2019

Airbus leads LTE4PMR in France to success »

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.  

26 March, 2019

Airbus hybrid ecosystem for public safety is ready to embrace 5G »

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).

11 March, 2019

Airbus and SOTI simplify mobility management for first responders »

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.

5 March, 2019

Mobile World Congress: Airbus boosts professional communications »

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).

25 February, 2019

55th Munich Security Conference relied on Airbus’ communication technology »

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...

22 February, 2019

Airbus provides professional communication during the Enduropale du Touquet in France »

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.

29 January, 2019

Energy giant STEAG chooses Airbus Taira Tetra technology »

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...

9 January, 2019

Airbus communication technology safeguards world leaders’ debates »

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.  

12 December, 2018

Airbus-Samsung cooperation in Germany sets the course for hybrid mission-critical innovations »

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)...

27 November, 2018

Finding out the smartest extras for the Tactilon Dabat »

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...

23 November, 2018

Berlin's buses and trams get around better with Airbus' communication technology »

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).

20 November, 2018

Airbus modernises the Tetra network of Stadtwerke München »

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.

15 November, 2018

Airbus celebrates inventive spirits of communication solutions »

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. 

17 October, 2018

Airbus spruces up the professional communication landscape in the Middle East »

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.  

10 October, 2018

Airbus empowers professionals to use flexible cross-border communication in Europe »

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.

9 October, 2018

Airbus celebrates best app developers for the Dabat in Brussels »

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.

2 October, 2018

Keep your broadband network under control with smart Airbus technology! »

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.

24 September, 2018

Airbus serves as beacon for future professional communication at CCMENA »

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.

23 September, 2018

Airbus device Tactilon Dabat wins Intersec Award 2018 »

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.

22 September, 2018

Airbus strengthens German energy supplier with modern communication solutions »

Elancourt, 12 September 2018 – Airbus is thus reinforcing its position as a leading provider of communication solutions for critical infrastructures.

12 September, 2018

Airbus kicks off the Critical App Challenge in the Middle East »

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.

5 September, 2018

Airbus and STC Specialized team up to make the Hajj 2018 safer »

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.

3 September, 2018

Airbus kicks off the Critical App Challenge in Belgium »

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. 

24 August, 2018

Airbus upgrades communication network at Fort Irwin in the USA »

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.

7 August, 2018

Airbus contributes to new mission-critical standards »

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.  

3 July, 2018

Airbus heralds the new era of alerting in the German state of Hesse »

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.  

29 June, 2018

Airbus app transmits real-time videos from the sky »

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.

22 May, 2018

Airbus’ Tactilon Dabat granted with ‘Best evolution to future broadband’ award during CCW 2018 in Berlin »

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.  

16 May, 2018

Operating remote missions on smart communication platforms »

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.

15 May, 2018

Airbus presents new smart apps for healthcare, transportation and public safety organisations »

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.

14 May, 2018

Tactilon Agnet shows the secure view from above »

Elancourt, 11 May 2018 – During the Critical Communications World 2018 (CCW) in Berlin Airbus will show real-time videos taken from a drone on its collaboration solution Tactilon Agnet.

11 May, 2018

Keeping track of two networks on one screen »

Elancourt 9th of May 2018 – Airbus demonstrates new capabilities with use of the network monitoring application Viewcor to not only check a Tetra system but also to monitor the service quality of broadband networks.

9 May, 2018

Airbus joins forces with Teracom A/S to create a modern communication system for public safety in Denmark »

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.

8 May, 2018

Airbus pushes mission-critical standard solutions for 5G networks »

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...

4 April, 2018

Airbus creates network of the future in the Italian Alps »

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...

22 March, 2018

Airbus completes sale of Plant Holdings, Inc. to Motorola Solutions »

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.

7 March, 2018

Airbus spearheads an innovative ecosystem for public safety at the Mobile World Congress 2018 »

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.

23 February, 2018

Airbus keeps Asia’s largest Tetra network in shape »

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...

20 February, 2018

Airbus’ latest communications technology strengthens 54th Munich Security Conference »

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...

13 February, 2018

Turning ideas into smart communications solutions »

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...

8 February, 2018

Airbus puts to use trailblazing communication solution for the Fortune Global Forum in China »

Elancourt, 14 December 2017 – Airbus has rendered latest radio communication services to facilitate operations of the “Fortune Global Forum” 2017 in Guangzhou, China.

14 December, 2017

App developers are allured by Airbus »

Elancourt, 11 December 2017 – In view of the pending Airbus Critical App Challenge in Munich next February, the company has honoured trailblazers of public safety applications for the LTE-Tetra device Tactilon Dabat.

11 December, 2017

Guangzhou City chooses Airbus as trusted partner for Go-for-metro project »

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.

8 December, 2017

Hamburg is ready to roll with new Tetrapol technology from Airbus »

Elancourt, 28 November 2017 – Airbus has started modernising the radio communications network of the German metro operator Hamburger Hochbahn AG. 

28 November, 2017

Airbus fills the cyber threat gap with a new service in Germany »

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.

27 November, 2017

The Airbus ecosystem for Public Safety apps grows rapidly »

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...

23 November, 2017

Getting started with the Airbus “Critical App Challenge” »

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...

22 November, 2017

Airbus takes the next step towards a new generation of mission-critical communications »

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.  

17 November, 2017

Airbus embraces South Africa with highly reliable radio tech »

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. 

31 October, 2017

Airbus finalises extension and modernisation of Bulgarian Tetra network »

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.

30 October, 2017

Airbus leads Belgium to a first-rate national Tetra radio network »

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.  

24 October, 2017

Airbus signs deal to establish radio tech in Saudi Arabia »

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...

25 September, 2017

New Airbus Tetra modem facilitates border security in the Emirates »

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...

21 September, 2017

Bravo mastered Hajj pilgrimage events with Airbus radio network »

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.

19 September, 2017

Belgian Defence trusts in Airbus high-tech equipment »

  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,...

2 August, 2017

Airbus to sell Plant Holdings, Inc. to Motorola Solutions »

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.

28 July, 2017

Airbus wants to create broadband virtual mobile operator for public safety in Mexico »

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)...

18 July, 2017

Airbus brings life to the future mission-critical communications »

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...

18 July, 2017

Bordeaux puts its trust in Airbus »

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...

31 May, 2017

Airbus technology covers top event in Beijing »

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...

16 May, 2017

Airbus showcases Tactilon Dabat with new applications at CCW »

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...

16 May, 2017

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

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...

12 May, 2017

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

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...

11 May, 2017

Airbus’ SmarTWISP programme reaches the next level »

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...

10 May, 2017

New era in radio communications: Airbus releases Taira Tetra »

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...

9 May, 2017

Airbus to Supply Tetra System for Metro Lines in Chongqing, China »

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.

3 May, 2017

Airbus Secure Land Communications Welcomes Selim Bouri as new Head of Asia and Middle East »

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...

10 April, 2017

Highly Mobile Cellular Networks Improve Tactical Missions for German Armed Forces and Security Forces »

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’...

6 April, 2017

Green Light for Midlife Upgrade of Nationwide Tetrapol Network in Switzerland »

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...

28 March, 2017

Airbus Enhances the Tetra Network of Public Safety in Mexico City »

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...

20 March, 2017

Radio Waves Facilitate Ski Contest in Finland »

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...

24 February, 2017

Airbus Demonstrates Future of Digital Radio at European Police Congress »

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...

20 February, 2017

Tetra Technology From Airbus Supports 53rd Munich Security Conference »

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.

17 February, 2017

Tetra Technology From Airbus Supports 53rd Munich Security Conference »

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.

16 February, 2017

New Southern Tyrol Tetra Network Secures Biathlon World Cup in Antholz »

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.

9 February, 2017

Indian IT Company Trimax Becomes Reseller of Airbus’Professional Mobile Radio Communications Solutions »

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...

31 January, 2017

ASTRID to Optimise its Tetra Network in the Next Few Years »

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...

30 January, 2017

Airbus Heads the Debate of Future Interoperability in Europe at the Critical Communications Europe in Copenhagen »

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:

23 January, 2017

Airbus Defence and Space and TC Connect AS to Support Norway’s Modernisation of National Public Warning Service »

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...

20 December, 2016

Airbus Defence and Space Supports the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2016 With Radio Communications »

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...

14 December, 2016

Airbus Defence and Space Equips Three Chinese Metro Lines With Tetra Technology »

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...

8 December, 2016

LTE4PMR Project Progresses Rapidly Towards a Standard Broadband Radio Solution »

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...

30 November, 2016

Successful Launch of the Tetra Pager P8GR in Germany »

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...

22 November, 2016

Enhancing police operations with new Tactilon Dabat application »

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...

21 November, 2016

Bonn Public Utility Opts for Control Centre Consoles from Airbus Defence and Space »

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...

17 November, 2016

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