EADS Defence & Security to provide Rohill with Olympic grade TB3 800 Mhz base station

EADS Defence & Security to provide Rohill with world famous Olympic grade TETRA TB3 800 Mhz base station

-Will contribute to TETRA and high-speed data growth outside Europe
-Will complement EADS market channels for TB3 base stations and TETRA terminals
-Will add to Rohill’s technological offering

16 March 2009– EADS Defence & Security (DS) has signed a Frame Supply Agreement with Rohill, The Netherlands, for the supply of TETRA equipment and services.

DS will notably supply its Olympic grade TB3 base stations in 800 MHz band to Rohill, who is to integrate them into their own TETRA systems. The first TB3 base station is currently undergoing integration tests at Rohill. EADS TB3 is known as the ultimate coverage engine. It is TEDS-ready i.e. high-speed data can be introduced into TB3 base stations with a simple software upgrade. (TEDS stands for TETRA Enhanced Data Service)

DS will also supply its TETRA terminals to Rohill, thus enlarging its channels to the market for these advanced products. The extensive DS terminal portfolio includes the most advanced hand portable and mobile radios as well as a TETRA data radio dedicated to telemetry and tracking applications. The intrinsically safe THR880i Ex radio meets the safety and security standards of professionals working in oil and gas industries.
Note to editors:

TETRA is an open standard for digital professional mobile radio (PMR).

Rohill, The Netherlands is a communications technology company dedicated to the development of professional mobile communications systems for mission-critical applications. With more than 30 years experience Rohill has gained a strong reputation in supplying leading-edge hardware and software radio communications products to mission critical environments. Its expertise and organisation further allow Rohill to offer a wide range of customer-specific solutions.

DS is a world leading provider of mission-critical communication and Command & Control solutions through its integrated activity Defence and Communications Systems (DCS).

DS is a systems solutions provider for armed forces and civil security worldwide. Its portfolio ranges from sensors and secure networks through missiles to aircraft and UAVs as well as global security, service and support solutions. In 2008, DS – with around 23,000 employees – achieved revenues of 5.7 billion. EADS is a global leader in aerospace, defence and related services. In 2008, EADS generated revenues of 43.3 billion and employed a workforce of about 118,000.

Erwan HEBRETel.: +33 (0)1 61 38 66 53
EADS Defence & Security

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