What is TETRA

First trunked TETRA network in Peru

TETRA (English: TErrestrial Trunked RAdio) is a standard defined by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute. Defines a digital mobile radio system and born by decision of the European Union in order to unify several alternative interfaces for digital radio communications professionals.

What is TETRA?

Towns, Ports, Airports, Power, Sector Salud, Transport, Public Safety, Oil, Refineries, Mining, Armed forces, Police or any company that needs to have secure communications and mobility have discovered the advantages of having a TETRA network for internal communications.

Originally developed for the field of Public Safety, Transport and Distribution (electricity distribution companies, gas, Oil and water), la red TETRA (Digital Trunking System) is a standard defined by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI), in order to unify several alternative digital radio interfaces for communication among professionals.

The first systems were deployed in the year 1997 and, 10 Years after, "Today is a resounding success with over 2,000 systems in use worldwide and present on five continents ".

The application of this global standard tetra is geared to specialized solutions in the Workplace, where features like security, Compatibility and Availability, the quality of the voice or the privacy of communications, are key factors in any public or private organization.

"Although it is a technology designed for large accounts and government, smaller companies and municipalities have also begun to incorporate ".

TETRA vs. Mobile Phones

Advantages Tetra:

1.- Using a lower frequency band, which means less need for repeaters equipment to cover the same geographical area.

2.- Own separate infrastructure wireless networks public.

3.- You can work in terminal mode terminal, in case of communication failure.

4.- It is a modern digital system GSM, therefore the audio quality is superior to implement modern voice compression systems.

5.- The data transmission capabilities are defined in the original standard itself and are only comparable to the current standard GPRS.

6.- Better use of the channel, as it allows semi-duplex communications, as conventional radio.

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7.- Low degree of saturation, since the standard itself ensures a capacity exceeding twice the default conventional channels in use.

8.- Allows one to many communications, which improves management groups should coordinate emergency communications.

9.- It has specific terminals for every need: Portable (comparable to mobile phones), mobile (vehicles) terminals and base.

Why Digital Two-Way Radios

Digital two-way radio is the future-proof communications platform where you can invest with confidence.

Digital technology means that the choice of radio can offer much more than voice communication. Voice can be complemented with features like GPS location services, Text messaging, data transfer, codification and an emergency button, all in one wireless.

Using two-way radios, you can create a tailored solution to the specific needs of coverage and functionality of your client. No need to use public networks are always more expensive and are often not as reliable.

Dolphin: First Digital Trunked Radio Network TETRA in Peru & Specialist Mission Critical Solutions & Public Safety.


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