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Airbus provides TETRA network to the Sharjah International Airport in UAE

Date: 04th September 2015
Topic: News, Switching On
Author: Sam Fenwick
Airbus Defence and Space
Tags: airports, UAE


Airbus Defence and Space will equip Sharjah International Airport in the UAE with a modern TETRA communications network.

The contract has been awarded to the local company Nedaa, which provides telecommunication services to specialised governmental, semi-governmental and private institutions in the region. The new network will include several TETRA base stations (TB3) and 400 TETRA-based wireless communication devices (TH1n and THR9i).

Sharjah Airport handles nearly 12 million passengers each year and is the third-largest air freight hub by cargo tonnage in the Middle East. The new radio communications system meets high international standards and business requirements  the use of TETRA technology is expected to improve the airport’s security, through preserving the confidentiality of information and communications.

“We have chosen Airbus Defence and Space’s technology and signed this agreement as part of our continuous efforts to deliver the best possible services to passengers, as well as to ease the workflow of companies operating at Sharjah International Airport,” said Mohammed Al Zaghlawan, General Manager of Sharjah Aviation Services, a provider of aviation ground services within the United Arab Emirates.

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