Tetrapol MBS

What is MBS?

MBS - a Tetrapol base station

The MBS answers to many needs:

  • Mid-term
    Compatible with the Tetrapol air interface and existing sites, it is an answer to the immediate necessity to renewing the Tetrapol installed base
  • Long-term
    Thanks to two innovative technologies, -Software Defined Radio (SDR) and Multi Carrier- MBS offers to its users a smooth migration to introduce broadband and IP services to complement the Tetrapol voice.

The MBS is housed in a cabinet which can also house broadband data radio units. This lets you leverage the radio sites for mission-critical voice and for broadband data.

This is why adopting the MBS is the smooth way to introduce broadband and IP services to complement the Tetrapol voice.

The PMR-broadband integrated IP base station



Why choose MBS?

Adopting the MBS helps save costs in many ways.

  • Consumes less power: 20-25% more autonomy*
  • Smaller footprint – requires less site space
  • More reliable
  • Less spare parts´stock
  • Withstands temperatures (less need for air conditioning)
  • Changes frequency plan remotely


*When all channels are activated.

Frequency bands


  • 380-430 MHz
  • 440-470 MHz

Compliant with the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), which defines new broadband specifications to set the path for the mission-critical solutions of the future.

The route to broadband

Public safety organisations such as the police, fire and rescue services, as well as military users, are facing an increasing need for larger data capacities. Tetrapol systems are evolving to cope with the new needs.

When Tetrapol base stations and broadband equipment live in the same cabinet, it is smooth to introduce broadband and IP services to the users.

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