Motorola Solutions will supply 4,200 MTP6650 TETRA portable two-way radios to police officers in the German federal state of Schleswig-Holstein, under a tender issued by its central procurement office.

This will make Schleswig-Holstein the first German state to equip all of its police with the latest generation of Motorola Solutions’ TETRA radios, which the company claims offer enhanced coverage and receiver sensitivity, built-in Bluetooth 4.1 wireless technology, IP68 dust and water ingress protection as well as enhanced audio. The contract also includes a technical service and maintenance agreement.

“The renewed TETRA tender award in Schleswig-Holstein reinforces our position as a trusted market leader in providing mission-critical communication solutions to public safety organisations in Germany and worldwide,” said Axel Kukuk, head of sales for Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Luxembourg, Motorola Solutions. “In the digital age, technologies are changing the life and work of people. With our 90 years of experience we help our customers to successfully transform their organisations and businesses – with future-leading solutions, which connect first responders, increase efficiency and responsiveness to keep cities safe.”

Author: Sam Fenwick