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TETRA supplement 2014

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Why TETRA for the European urban public transport market?
TETRA evolution for future needs
Show Preview: Critical Communications Europe

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  • Why TETRA for the European urban public transport market?
    Author: Robin Davis, Chairman, TETRA + Critical Communications Association (TCCA) Transportation Group
    Why is TETRA chosen for communications across urban public transport markets? This article takes a look at the reasons behind the technology choice for the bus, tram and metro sectors…
  • TETRA evolution for future needs
    Author: Bernt Mattsson, TETRA Technical Officer, European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)
    ETSI’s Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA) is today the most successful digital trunked radio standard for professional users. The initial goal was to create a digital wireless communications technology meeting the specific requirements of emergency services, such as police, firefighters and medical response units. The resulting specifications defined an exceptionally functional technology. By 2011, TETRA has been deployed in over 130 countries worldwide, of which half are outside Europe, with Asia Pacific and Africa being the fastest developing regions. Nationwide government-operated mission critical TETRA networks have been in operation in Europe for many years and many other governments outside Europe are also basing their Government Radio Networks (GRN) on the TETRA standard. The largest market for TETRA continues to be national public safety organisations deploying TETRA for networks shared by its emergency services. However, the transport sector today present the second largest market segment…
  • Show Preview: Critical Communications Europe
    Critical Communications Europe will take place in Amsterdam from 10-12 March 2014 at the NH Grand Krasnapolsky. This event is an exceptional gathering of Europe’s leading operators, users and suppliers of secure radio infrastructure. The meeting will define and develop the future of critical communications through networking, discussion and detailed case studies…

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