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Recession is over for Tetra radio systems

In 2011, Tetra enjoyed its most successful year yet, in terms of the number of terminals shipped. This is one of the conclusions from the annual Tetra market report published by the analysts IMS Research (recently acquired by IHS). Identifying a growth o…

27th April 2012
Messaging with Tetra

Messaging with Tetra

Pagers are coming to users of the UK’s Airwave network, through a five-year framework and supply agreement with the Irish company Sigma Wireless for its ComAlerter Tetra Messaging System. The ComAlerter is an innovative two-way messaging device equ…

27th April 2012
Duke opens new Hytera headquarters

Duke opens new Hytera headquarters

Hytera’s new UK headquarters in Slough was opened last month by Prince Andrew, the Duke of York. The prince, pictured here with Chen Qingzhou, president and and chief executive of Hytera, visited the company’s head office in Shenzhen, China, i…

27th April 2012
For excellence in TETRA

For excellence in TETRA

The great and the good of the TETRA world gathered at London’s Savoy Hotel in March for the inaugural International TETRA Awards. David Taylor, deputy editor of TETRA TODAY, reports The awards – a collaboration between TETRA Today magazin…

2nd April 2012
ATEX handsets

ATEX handsets

Many radio users face the hazards of potentially explosive atmospheres in their working environments. But with radio equipment certified as intrinsically safe, they can communicate without creating accidental ignition. Tim Guest looks into ATEX equipmen…

2nd April 2012
Seeking spectrum

Seeking spectrum

A surprise move in Geneva has boosted efforts to find broadband channels for critical communications. Jeppe Jepsen reports on progress in Europe and around the world Public Protection and Disaster Relief (PPDR) responders provide us with indispensable po…

2nd April 2012

Applications for TETRA

Alun Lewis finds how the consumer apps model can be applied in the TETRA community The past few years have seen an explosive growth in applications developed for the smartphones, PDAs and tablet devices that have become the latest must-have consumer ac…

2nd April 2012
Nødnett contract handover completed smoothly

Nødnett contract handover completed smoothly

Motorola Solutions, and Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) have finalized a transaction to transfer responsibility for the Norwegian nationwide TETRA Nødnett project. The handover includes the transfer of 25 employees from NSN in Norway to Motorola Solut…

2nd April 2012

Lone worker safety at rocket motor factory

A solid rocket motor manufacturer has adopted a TETRA radio solution to help improve lone worker safety and communications coverage at its large industrial complex in France, which employs some 1200 workers, Matt Conder writes. At a vast plant in Ha…

2nd April 2012

Partnering for TETRA in China

Eastcom, China’s state-owned mobile communications enterprise, has announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding with TETRA terminal manufacturer Sepura. The agreement, to work collaboratively in promoting the benefits of TETRA in China, wi…

2nd April 2012
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