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FREQUENTIS successfully demonstrates additional voice and data feature set for Emergency Services Network in Great Britain

In the latest testing phase for the Emergency Services Network (ESN) project with the Home Office, Frequentis has successfully demonstrated the additional voice and data feature set.  The Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP) is delivering the new Emergency Services Network (ESN) critical communication system, which will replace the current TETRA-based Airwave system with a new LTE-Mission Critical Services (LTE-MCx) 3GPP based radio communication system in Great Britain.

ESN will transmit fast, safe and secure voice, video and data across the 4G network and give first responders immediate access to life-saving data, images and information in live situations and emergencies on the frontline.

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FREQUENTIS acquires parts of the ATM product segment from L3Harris Technologies

Frequentis AG, a leading international supplier of communication and information solutions for safety-critical applications, has announced today that it had signed an agreement to acquire the ATM voice communications and arrival management product business from the US company L3Harris Technologies for a purchase price of USD 20.1 million (about EUR 16,58 million) subject to customary net debt and working capital based purchase price adjustments at Closing. The Adhoc PR can be downloaded here: Adhoc: FREQUENTIS acquires parts of the ATM product segment from L3Harris Technologies Inc (01:00 PM)

  • The acquisition underpins Frequentis’ strong capabilities in voice communication solutions for civil and military Air Traffic Management (“ATM”)
  • The transaction is expected to be completed in the second half of the year 2021 and is subject to competition clearance and regulatory approvals
  • The transaction will complement Frequentis’ ATM product portfolio and is expected to contribute revenues of some EUR 30 million p.a. to Frequentis in the first full FY after closing
  • Customers will benefit from an even broader ATM solution portfolio delivering greater capabilities and digitalisation

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Bahrain upgrades ATC communications with FREQUENTIS

Bahrain Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications’ (MTT) Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA) is modernising the Bahrain International Airport voice communication infrastructure with Frequentis. The new Area Control Centre (ACC) will be equipped with the latest Frequentis VCS3020X.

Bahrain International Airport is the Gulfs oldest airport and the nation’s gateway, managing over 100,000 flight movements per year, supporting over 8 million passengers. The airport is currently undergoing an expansion that will increase its passenger capacity to 14 million with the new passenger terminal opening at the end of January 2021.

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Norwegian oil rig benefits from FREQUENTIS voice communication system to support critical helicopter flights

Avinor Air Navigation Services, the Norwegian air navigation service provider, will supply the Frequentis IP voice communication system (VCS) for a major oil field in the North Sea. The system allows safe control and coordination of all helicopter flights in the region, supporting the essential and timely provision of critical resources.

The Frequentis VCS3020X is a fully redundant IP VCS, with exceptionally high availability, flexibility, performance, and feature maturity. The system is easy to install, maintain and operate, while having the highest track record for reliability in the market, making it extremely suitable for safety-critical applications and remote locations such as oil rigs.

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FREQUENTIS and Bayanat to support Dubai Air Navigation Services with airport contingency plans

Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC) to enhance pilot information services with FREQUENTIS digital ATIS

Frequentis and long-term partner Bayanat were selected by Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans) to supply two identical D-ATIS (digital automatic terminal information service) systems for Dubai International Airport (DXB), and Dubai World Central (DWC). The solution will provide safe and effective integration of automatic meteorological information via terrestrial broadcast and data-link transmission. The Frequentis smartTOOLS solution will enable dans to realise its extensive contingency plans for both airports. 

Dubai International Airport is the world's busiest airport by international passenger traffic, serving approximately 88 million passengers per year, as well as handling 2.65 million tons of cargo. It also serves as the primary hub for Emirates Airlines.

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