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TETRA supplement 2014

Issue 1 2014, Supplements  •  3 March 2014  •  Robin Davis, Bernt Mattsson

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

CEN and ETSI deliver first set of standards for Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems

Industry news  •  12 February 2014  •  ETSI

CEN and ETSI have confirmed that the basic set of standards for Cooperative Intelligence Transport Systems have now been adopted and issued…

TETRA Supplement (free to view)

Issue 3 2011, Supplements  •  22 June 2011  •  Phil Kidner, CEO, TETRA Association and David Chater-Lea, Chairman ETSI TC TETRA WG4

TETRA – trusted by public transport (Phil Kidner, CEO, TETRA Association)
Developments in the TETRA statndard for advanced data (David Chater-Lea, Chairman ETSI TC TETRA WG4)

TETRA – a global standard

Issue 5 2009, Past issues  •  28 October 2009  •  Bernt Mattsson, TETRA Technical Officer, European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)

Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA) is the most successful digital trunking standard for professional users. Users of Private Mobile Radio (PMR) and Public Access Mobile Radio (PAMR) technology include police, ambulance and fire services, security services, utilities, military, public access, transport services, airports, factory site services, mining and the like. These user groups have special needs for mission or business critical communication solutions.

Using ITS to support intermodality and multimodality

Issue 3 2008  •  30 June 2008  •  Martin Arndt, Technical Officer, ETSI TC ITS

ETSI, the world-renowned Standards Development Organisation (SDO) produces global standards for fixed, mobile, radio, converged, broadcast and Internet technologies, and in 2007 created the Technical Committee “TC ITS” dedicated to supporting the transport sector through Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS).

ITS comprises service groups and service domains resulting in the provision of ITS services which are designed to improve the safety, reliability, efficiency and quality of transport service provision – and its enjoyment.

Setting the standard

Issue 2 2007, Past issues  •  19 April 2007  •  ET

ETSI is an independent, non-profit organisation whose mission is to produce telecommunications standards for today and the future.This article looks at ETSI’s work and interviews Marcello Pagnozzi, ETSI Technical Officer for TETRA, to find out more about ETSI’s work in developingTETRA standards.

Based in Sophia Antipolis, France, ETSI, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, has official recognition for the standardisation of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) within Europe.

Standards on the move

Issue 1 2005, Past issues  •  1 April 2005  •  Karl Heinz Rosenbrock, Director General, ETSI

If the fridge really is going to talk to the mobile phone and the car really does need to have the latest television schedules fed to its central processors, then we traditional standards makers will have to adapt to the demands from various industry sectors for specifications and standards that allow them to take the new technologies onboard.