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ASTRID upgrades pager system for emergency services and volunteers

ASTRID upgrades pager system for emergency services and volunteers

ASTRID has completed the changeover from an old paging system used by emergency services to call and send alert notices to volunteers after the public procurement was awarded over a year ago to Thales in 2015. Radio communication was not interrupted duri…

Laurence Doe, 7th June 2016
The power of  communication

The power of communication

As utilities continue to face increasingly demanding scenarios TETRA is helping to meet the challenges of the 21st century, as Tim Guest discovers Whether repairing remote pylons and downed power lines following a major storm, or maintaining rural electr…

1st October 2014

Thales to upgrade Lyon's public transportation network

SYTRAL, France’s second largest urban public transportation network has selected Thales to modernise its existing radio infrastructure for the network and upgrading the fleet management and passenger information systems on buses. Internal communications …

30th May 2014
Testing TETRA

Testing TETRA

Tim Guest takes a look at just some of the regimes involved in the verification and validation of TETRA equipment From handsets to network infrastructure, TETRA equipment that ends up operational will have gone through many levels and stages of test and …

23rd September 2013
Critical comms

Critical comms

May’s Critical Communications World event in Paris provided an opportunity to learn about the latest developments in TETRA. Richard Lambley reviews some of the highlights  Reflecting a new community of interest in the professional radio worl…

23rd July 2013
Digital superlatives

Digital superlatives

Dubai currently seems to be cornering the world market in superlatives. Whether it’s the world’s tallest building or the largest shopping mall on the planet, this city-state seems to have a talent for pushing engineering and architecture to it…

28th May 2012
Keeping radio traffic secure

Keeping radio traffic secure

Alun Lewis looks into the security features of TETRA digital mobile communications technology against the background of political and other developments in the wider world Since the dawn of recorded history, people have found ever more ingenious ways to …

1st October 2011
TETRA World Congress: Push-to-talk broadband smartphone

TETRA World Congress: Push-to-talk broadband smartphone

Aimed at mission-critical users in both civil and military applications, the Thales Every Talk broadband terminal wraps a range of multimedia capabilities – data, images, video, live feeds, face recognition and database queries – into a single…

1st July 2011

Metro TETRA in Latin America

New metro lines in the Dominican Republic and Panama are to be equipped with DigiMax TETRA infrastructure from Thales. Already successfully deployed on Santo Domingo’s Line 1 in the Dominican Republic, the Thales system will now be deployed for onb…

1st July 2011
Location, location, location...

Location, location, location...

Alun Lewis looks into the widening range of position-finding technologies which will soon be supplementing conventional GPS in mission-critical radio applications When it comes to finding out where people and assets are, the average man in the street cou…

1st May 2011
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