TETRA takes firm hold in Europe and the Middle East with five major contract wins

May 2000 IT infrastructure

Motorola has confirmed its place as one of the most important suppliers of TETRA-based terminals and infrastructure solutions with the announcement of five new multimillion dollar contract wins across Europe and the Middle East in 2000 to date.

Contracts awarded so far this year to Motorola include:

* Prague public transport network, Czech Republic Motorola and Ascom International have won the first TETRA contract in the Czech Republic, delivering data and voice services into Prague's trams, trolley buses and road administration vehicles. The solution will provide realtime up-to-date travel information and the transport authorities will benefit from automatic fleet location, radio control of traffic lights and passenger capacity planning solutions.

* Ministry of the Interior, Croatia Ministarstvo Unutarnjih Poslova Network, or MUPNET, is a public safety digital radio solution programme created to deliver integrated mission-critical wireless services to 30 000 emergency, public safety, security and border protection personnel.

* Athens International Airport, Greece - Marking the first ever TETRA contract awarded in Greece, this multimillion pound deal will see Motorola supply an integrated voice and data system, including infrastructure and terminals for the Attika region and the new Athens Airport which opens in March 2001.

* Israel Defence Force - Motorola will supply the Israel Defence Force with a new encrypted communications telephone system based on TETRA. As a result of this and other recent wins in the region, Motorola will launch a recruitment drive to provide additional resources at its Arad plant.

* City of Reykjavik, Iceland - Motorola will work with IRJA, a new company set up to provide TETRA solutions in Iceland, to supply a TETRA-based communications network to the city of Reykjavik and its environs. The network consists of thirteen sites with an option to increase it to 20 sites in and around Reykjavik.

The digital system will serve police and fire service units in the city and surrounding areas.

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