Airbus and Nedaa sign new partnership at GITEX 2020

Published: 10 December, 2020
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Dubai, 10th December 2020 – Airbus and Nedaa, the network provider of the Government of Dubai, signed a new partnership agreement at the ongoing GITEX Technology Week in Dubai for the deployment of mission-critical communication solutions.

In the frame of the partnership, Airbus’ Tactilon Agnet 500 and Tactilon Agnet 800, as well as the Tactilon Dabat hybrid device will be deployed through Nedaa’s private mission-critical 4G network starting 2021 to a achieve stronger and faster response in the area of public safety coordination. Government entities, security, and public safety authorities, first responders, event organizers, operation management departments and personnel of asset-intensive organizations across all vital sectors will now be able to leverage the solutions’ advanced features for a better communication support system.

Tactilon Dabat, a 4G smartphone and a Tetra radio in one single device, is designed to enable users to smoothly transition between Tetra and LTE network services. The Tactilon Agnet 500 and 800 collaboration platforms, on the other hand, offer secure push-to-talk and messaging services with accurate location tracking, voice and messaging, video sharing and other multimedia functions, allowing communication between different mission-critical networks, devices and technologies.

“Our collaboration with Airbus reflects our shared goal to improve connectivity and communication between authorities who are in need for such secure, available and reliable mission-critical communication, where lives of people come as a first priority. Airbus’ extensive portfolio of secure communication solutions is renowned for empowering mission-critical security teams in Dubai and the UAE as they respond to any emergency or crisis. Furthermore, by enabling Airbus to deploy its solutions through our 4G network, Nedaa is reinforcing its capability to provide all concerned entities with superior communication services.” H.E. Mansoor Bu Osaiba, Chief Executive Officer of Nedaa, explained.

“Our long-term and mutually beneficial partnership exemplifies our genuine commitment to mission-critical situations to ensure the security and safety of the country and people. To deliver, and remain consistent in our promise, we will provide the best available technologies necessary to support critical mobile communication systems with innovative functions and features. We look forward to another fruitful collaboration with the Nedaa,” Walid Lahoud, Head of Sales Middle East and North Africa for Secure Land Communications at Airbus added.


Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2019, it generated revenues of € 70 billion and employed a workforce of around 135,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world’s leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Secure Land Communications (

Secure Land Communications (SLC), an Airbus programme unit, offers advanced communication and collaboration solutions enabling its customers to gather, process, and deploy intelligence. Its portfolio is tailored to the needs of professionals from Public Safety and Transport, Utility and Industry (TUI). It includes infrastructures, devices, applications and services based on Tetra, Tetrapol and Broadband technologies. As the European leader and a key international player, SLC has customers in more than 80 countries and employs around 1,185 people in 16 countries.


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