Airbus Gains 3 TETRA Contracts for Chinese Metro Lines
Tuesday, June 04, 2019 | Comments

Airbus received new contracts to equip three new Chinese metro lines with secure and reliable technology.

The first customer to be equipped is Heifei, the capital of Anhui Province. The city of 3.9 million inhabitants is securing one of its metro lines with a switch server, a key building block for evolving TETRA to hybrid and broadband networks. A number of new base stations and more than 600 TETRA terminals will also be provided. The metro line measures almost 33 kilometers long and has the same number of stations. The system is being implemented and will be put into use at the end of this year.

Airbus’ TETRA system and equipment will also be provided for Foshan’s metro line 2.The city is part of the Guangdong Province in the Pearl River Delta Economic Zone. The metro line is more than 32 kilometers long with 17 stations. It serves the 7.2 million inhabitants of the city and will be equipped with a switch server, several base stations and about 600 radios to secure operations.

Qingdao, a city in the Shangdong Province, also chose Airbus for the third time to supply new base stations and more than 700 terminals to establish metro line 3. Two other metro lines have already been secured with Airbus TETRA technology in this city of 5.7 million inhabitants.

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