Hong Kong International Airport Selects Motorola’s TETRA Digital Radio System
25th February 2008
HONG KONG – 25 February 2008 – Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MOT) announced today that the Hong Kong Airport Authority has selected Motorola’s TETRA (TErrestrial Trunked RAdio) digital radio system for Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). HKIA serves more than 47 million passengers a year and is one of the busiest aviation and logistic hubs inAsia and the world. The new TETRA system will enhance the efficiency of radio communications for airport operations at HKIA.
HKIA is experiencing rapid growth in passenger and cargo traffic, which corresponds to a need for more user capacity in its airport communications system. To meet rising requirements, the Hong Kong Airport Authority has decided to upgrade its existing analogue system to Motorola’s Dimetra IP system, the latest in TETRA technology that will provide HKIA with more efficient and failsafe radio communications.
Motorola Dimetra IP is an enhanced IP-based TETRA solution that is highly flexible and scalable and is able to support voice, messaging, and mobile applications–including remote access to information databases and image transmission–over a single network. Through just one system, HKIA will be able to provide seamless communications and full interoperability across users in airport operations such as airport security, operations maintenance, baggage handling and other ground handling services.
“Airport operators worldwide are looking for efficient and failsafe communications to improve operating efficiency and ensure passenger safety and security standards. We are pleased that theHong Kong International Airport has selected Motorola as the provider of TETRA radio communications solutions. It reflects the growing demand for Motorola TETRA solutions in the industrial, commercial and transportation markets,” said Phey Teck Moh, vice president, Motorola Government and Public Safety, Asia Pacific, Enterprise Mobility Solutions.
More than 80 airports, including many of the busiest airports worldwide, have used Motorola’s radio communications solutions specially tailored for the airport environment. InAsia, major airports such as the newBangkok International Airport (Suvarnabhumi) inThailand,Kuala Lumpur International Airport inMalaysia and more than 20 airports inChina are using Motorola radio communications solutions.
InHong Kong, Motorola has implemented other TETRA systems in various industries including rail, seaports and the government. Through cutting edge IP-based solutions Motorola is leading the development and deployment of interoperable, scalable TETRA solutions that seamlessly connect people, assets and information to grow businesses, and increase efficiency and customer satisfaction.
TETRA is the open standard for PMR as defined by ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute). Motorola has been instrumental, together with other TETRA industry players, in supporting the standard since its inception in the late 1980s. Motorola is committed to the innovation and development of its TETRA platform, including the creation of applications and solutions to provide users with integrated voice and data capability.
Motorola is known around the world for innovation in communications. The company develops technologies, products and services that make mobile experiences possible. Our portfolio includes communications infrastructure, enterprise mobility solutions, digital set-tops, cable modems, mobile devices and Bluetooth accessories. Motorola is committed to delivering next generation communication solutions to people, businesses and governments. A Fortune 100 company with global presence and impact, Motorola had sales of US $36.6 billion in 2007. For more information about our company, our people and our innovations, please visit http://www.motorola.com.
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