Hytera’s Wong Discusses Company’s Growth, New Technology
Thursday, May 14, 2015 | Comments

RadioResource International magazine recently interviewed MK Wong, deputy general manager of Hytera Communications, about the company’s global growth strategy and future plans.

RRI: Hytera has made a strong push outside China; has this been successful?
Wong: Hytera is a Chinese company that has expanded outside of the China market because of its culture of innovation. The company has 3,800 employees. HYT was founded in 1993 and rebranded as Hytera in 2010. The company’s strongest geographic markets are China mainland, Africa, Europe and Latin America.

RRI: What are Hytera’s strengths and future goals?
Wong: In addition to our full Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) portfolio, Hytera Communications is a leading initiator of the Professional Digital Trunking (PDT) protocol in China and is an industry leader in innovation. Hytera’s communications systems allow for flexibility, cross-network interconnection and innovation. The company strives to be the most valuable provider of professional communications equipment and services worldwide bringing our customers unlimited communications.

RRI: What is Hytera’s growth strategy?
Wong: Years of success and solid growth have resulted in a strong financial position. This allows us to continue growing in new and existing markets with a focus on quality, sustainability and continued high profitability. The company plans product expansion and diversification to maintain the differentiation and competition edge.

RRI: How has the integration of Rohde & Schwarz PMR into Hytera Mobilfunk affected the company?
Wong: Since Hytera acquired R&S PMR in 2012, Hytera has successfully enhanced the production and research and development (R&D) capability of TETRA technology; enhanced the competitiveness and capability to deliver larger TETRA projects; and acquired the experience of integrating different cultures and opening international markets.

RRI: To which vertical markets is the recently announced SmartOne system targeted?
Wong: SmartOne was developed for the public security market. The solution is for users who require multisystem intercommunications and unified dispatching. With Hytera SmartOne, users in the public security and safety sector benefit from greater network interconnection, allowing them to communicate more efficiently, optimize coordination and responses and better serve their communities in times of crises. Hytera can provide tailor-made solutions according to customers’ diversified requirements, and SmartOne is one of those products.

RRI: Does the technology work with all digital professional mobile radio (PMR) technologies?
Wong: With the interface information of other manufacturers, SmartOne can work with all digital PMR technologies such as DMR, TETRA and Project 25 (P25). The product has already succeeded in connecting and dispatching Hytera DMR Tiers 2 and 3 and TETRA, as well as TETRA from Airbus Defence and Space.

RRI: Do you have other new products on the horizon?
Hytera plans to introduce a TETRA intrinsically safe portable terminal. The PT97X will be Hytera’s first, and the world’s first, TETRA portable intrinsically safe (IS) radio with comprehensive IS certifications including ATEX, IECEx, FM, CSA and CQST certifications.

In addition, at this year’s Critical Communications World (CCW) exposition, Hytera will launch the TETRA R5 base station, an updated version of a current model.

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