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Double telecommunication satellite launch breaks payload world record

Double telecommunication satellite launch breaks payload world record

The Ariane 5 launcher, specialised in sending heavy payloads into the Earth's orbit, has broken its own record by launching two telecommunication satellites, together weighing almost 11 tonnes, out of the Earth’s gravitationa…

Laurence Doe, 20th June 2016
CCW 2016: Airbus DS introduces new LTE application and cell system

CCW 2016: Airbus DS introduces new LTE application and cell system

Airbus Defence and Space has introduced two new LTE products at Critical Communications World with the launch of its Tactilon Agnet, a group communication application over LTE, and the unveiling of a new Tactilon Cell that can provide LTE services whe…

Laurence Doe, 31st May 2016
Airbus Defence and Space starts R&D consortium to develop mission critical broadband

Airbus Defence and Space starts R&D consortium to develop mission critical broadband

Airbus Defence and Space has set up an R&D consortium with French telecommunication companies and universities to develop a mission critical broadband solution for public safety organisations. The project, called LTE4PMR (Long Term Evolutio…

Laurence Doe, 29th January 2016
First satellite to be launched in SpaceDataHighway programme for high-speed laser communications

First satellite to be launched in SpaceDataHighway programme for high-speed laser communications

The first relay satellite in the SpaceDataHighway programme will be launched by the European Space Agency (ESA) and Airbus Defence and Space on 28 January 2016 to provide high speed laser communications in space of up to 1.8 Gigabit per seco…

Laurence Doe, 15th January 2016
GRC’s Scytale added to Airbus Defence and Space’s mobile welfare comms portfolio

GRC’s Scytale added to Airbus Defence and Space’s mobile welfare comms portfolio

Global Radiodata Communications (GRC) has announced that Airbus Defence and Space has added the GRC Scytale to its mobile welfare communications portfolio to help provide and deliver scalable solutions, as part of its Wel2Go suite.  Carried in…

Sam Fenwick, 23rd October 2015

German Tetra network takes shape

The German federal state of Brandenburg has selected Motorola Solutions to supply Tetra digital radio solutions to security authorities and organisations. The 21,000 digital two-way radios plus accessories and supporting services will be used by the pol…

12th February 2013

IP migration moves ahead in Corsica

The French Ministry of the Interior has commissioned Cassidian to migrate Corsica’s Infrastructure Nationale Partageable des Transmissions (INPT) network to the Internet Protocol (IP). Corsica was one of the first regions in which France’s …

20th July 2012

Securing the G20 summit talks in Cannes

Secure Tetrapol digital communications technology by Cassidian helped security forces to provide protection for participants in last month’s G20 summit talks in Cannes, France. Besides the nationwide shared transmission infrastructure, INPT, used…

1st December 2011