Airwave takes top honours at International TETRA Awards 2012

The Airwave Network has won the award for Best Use of TETRA for Public Safety at the inaugural International TETRA Awards 2012 held at The Savoy Hotel, London.

Sponsored by Motorola, the award recognises the Airwave Network, which “stands apart for its pioneering work in advancing the cause of TETRA”. Covering 99% of Great Britain, the Network is highly secure, capacity is dynamically optimised to meet user needs and if required, users can communicate and collaborate on talk groups with colleagues from different services.

We are delighted to receive this award, which is the ultimate recognition of our commitment to service excellence,” says Richard Bobbett, CEO of Airwave.

“Airwave is widely respected in the industry for its performance, products and services. The Network is in use every day by over 250 agencies, which include all of Great Britain’s emergency services and a range of public service organisations.”

The International TETRA Awards 2012 recognise excellence in the field of TETRA radio communications and are a collaboration between the TETRA + Critical Communications Association (TCCA) and TETRA Today magazine.

According to Phil Kidner, CEO of the TETRA + Critical Communications Association: “This is recognition of excellence by the TETRA industry – my congratulations on a well deserved success.”

Runners up in the category were:

  • Airwave – ‘Insite’
  • Shanghai 3G – ‘Shanghai Police TETRA System’

Airwave was also shortlisted in a further category:

  • Best TETRA Innovation:                           Airwave TETRA Messenger



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