Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA) - Articles and news items

Whitepaper: TETRA – the technology of choice for the urban transport market

Whitepapers, Z homepage promo  •  1 September 2016  •  Sepura PLC

This whitepaper from Sepura explains why TETRA’s highly resilient, functionality-rich, mission-critical voice and data networks are the best choice for transport operators, now and in the future…

Integrated communication solutions for rail sector

Webinars, Z homepage promo  •  18 August 2016  •  Sepura

In this webinar: transportation organisations’ communication requirements, utilising TETRA and LTE systems to improve operations and developing an integrated solution to cover voice and critical data…

Global growth of TETRA technology remains strong

Industry news  •  31 May 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

A new report has suggested global implementation of TETRA technology is expected to grow almost 50 percent within the Industrial sector.

Whitepaper: Transport management and control in a world of change and complexity

Whitepapers  •  1 March 2016  •  Motorola Solutions

In this free-to-view case study from Motorola Solutions, discover how you can increase public transport usage by committing to an improved service quality…

TETRA – secure communications for public transport

Issue 1 2016  •  25 February 2016  •  Eurotransport

Public transport companies around the world increasingly rely on secure, protected and highly available communication solutions. This market offers huge potential, and is steadily evolving as communications technology advances. TETRA voice and data communications play a major role in safeguarding public transport networks, and operators who deploy TETRA benefit from its many advantages…

TETRA – delivering essential benefits and double digit growth

Issue 1 2015  •  12 March 2015  •  Phil Kidner, CEO, TETRA + Critical Communications Association

TETRA is the most successful critical communications standard in the world, and continues to advance from strength-to-strength. Phil Kidner, CEO of the TCCA (TETRA + Critical Communications Association), looks at the technology’s continued impact on the transport industry. The transportation market is the second largest market for TETRA after public safety – and it continues to grow. According to IHS, the European TETRA transport market is set to grow by 9% over the next five years – with the global market hitting double digit growth with a 12% predicted increase…

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

TETRA supplement

Issue 2 2013, Supplements  •  25 April 2013  •  Robin Davis, Frédéric Jans-Cooremans, Philippe Soyez

Securing intermodal public transport communications with TETRA (Robin Davis, Chairman of the TETRA + Critical Communications Association (TCCA) Transportation Group)
STIB/MIVB plans further rollout of TETRA-network (Frédéric Jans-Cooremans, Spectrum and Radio Project Manager, STIB/MIVB and Philippe Soyez, Programme Manager Digital Radio, STIB/MIVB)
Show preview: Critical Communications World 2013

TETRA Communications – Free to view supplement

Issue 2 2012, Supplements  •  1 May 2012  •  Robin Davis, Marc Van den Eede, Frédéric Jans-Cooremans

TETRA – meeting the current and future needs of public transport around the world (Robin Davis, Chairman of the TETRA + Critical Communications Transportation Group)
Brussels metro communicates via TETRA (Marc Van den Eede, Administrative Manager of Telecommunication Tender Specifications and Frédéric Jans-Cooremans, Head of Traffic Telecom Department, STIB/MIVB)
Show Preview (TETRA World Congress 2012)

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)

Stockholm city transport opts for Sepura

Industry news, News  •  16 May 2011  •  Sepura plc

Stockholm’s transport authority chooses TETRA radio communications technology from Sepura to update the voice and data communications for its tram and light rail operations…

Turkey, Bursa: extension of the light rail system

Issue 1 2011  •  25 February 2011  •  Railtrade GmbH

In a current project in Bursa, Turkey, Railtrade could demonstrate their ability for ‘open design’ solutions with the commissioning of the first three stations for urban public transport.

Updating communications systems with TETRA

Issue 5 2010  •  28 October 2010  •  James Abbott, Technical Editor

Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA) is a digital trunked mobile radio standard developed by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI). The purpose of the TETRA standard was to meet the needs of traditional Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) user organisations such as the military, those responsible for public safety at, for example, large sports events, and commercial and industrial organisations. The public transport sector is one such user.

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.

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.