Digital radio for professionals

Tetrapol networks

Meeting the needs for secure radio communication

Tetrapol is a secure mobile radio communication system for professional users.

  • Delivers voice and data services
  • Provides end-to-end encryption
  • Architecture designed for multiple organisations’ use.

Tetrapol strengths

  • Very resilient to interference. This translates to great service efficiency
  • Good radio coverage
  • Organizations can use and manage their own encryption keys
  • Distributed and flexible IP based architecture.

Tetrapol facts


  • 68 Tetrapol networks
  • 850 000 radio users served
  • 460 million people protected over 11 000 000 km2

System features

  • Group calls
  • One-to-one calls
  • End-to-end encryption
  • Communication between radios (Direct Mode)
  • Emergency communication
  • Geo-localization

See this on video

First responders depend on their radios for critical communications. This video explains how the use of professional mobile radio benefits the public safety sector.

Tetrapol around the world

Airbus has years of experience in delivering radio communication systems into operation. These are just a few examples of Tetrapol networks.


Tetrapol is in operation in:

  • INPT, nationwide public safety network in France
  • PEGAS, nationwide public safety network in the Czech Republic
  • POLYCOM, nationwide public safety network in Switzerland
  • SIRDEE, nationwide public safety network in Spain
  • SITNO, nationwide public safety network in Slovakia.
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