Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI), a leading provider of mission-critical communication solutions, has been selected in the latest tender of the German federal state of Brandenburg and will supply TETRA digital radio solutions to security authorities and organisations (Behörden und Organisationen mit Sicherheitsaufgaben, BOS). The 21,000 digital two-way radios plus accessories and supporting services will be used by the police, emergency services, as well as public and private fire departments in Brandenburg.
The order includes the delivery of approx. 15,000 MTP850 FuG and MTP850 Ex TETRA handheld digital radios as well as about 6,000 MTM800 FuG TETRA vehicle mobile radios. In addition to the delivery of TETRA terminals and accessories, Motorola is also responsible for equipping public safety vehicles, including the installation of digital radio technology at BOS and non-police BOS. The tender also covers project management and training as well as logistics, support and IT services. The radio solutions from Motorola were specially developed in accordance with the requirements of German security authorities and organisations, and will ensure secure and reliable voice and data communication for the public safety organisations in Brandenburg.
With this latest win Motorola again demonstrates its leading role in delivering trusted mission critical solutions worldwide and in Germany. Motorola has been supplying TETRA digital radios and equipment as well as associated management and other services to a number of German security authorities and organisations ever since the first TETRA invitations to tender in 2009. These include security forces in Berlin, Hessen, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein, Thuringia and federal security organisations. Recently, Motorola delivered the 100,000th TETRA digital radio terminal to German BOS. Moreover, Motorola has been the first provider to receive the certification for its complete TETRA terminal portfolio from the German Federal Agency for Digital Radio of Security Authorities and Organisations (BDBOS). The global Motorola Competence Centre for TETRA digital radio is located in Berlin.
Tom Quirke, vice president and general manager, Global TETRA Organization, Motorola Solutions
“We are delighted to supply the federal state of Brandenburg with our TETRA digital radio solutions. With our expertise we are enabling reliable communication for police, fire departments and first responders even under extreme circumstances. This is another important milestone for Motorola – following the delivery of the 100,000th TETRA terminal to German public safety organisations and the certification of our complete TETRA terminal portfolio.”
Source: Motorola Solutions