Hytera Mobilfunk has completed what it refers to as “the extended aftercare phase” of the new Dutch emergency services' TETRA network, C2000.
The new network - a Hytera ACCESSNET T-IP system - has been operational since January of last year. It consists of 18,600 radios making around 155,000 calls a day, according to the company.
In rolling out the network, the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice opted for what Hytera refers to as ‘one-step’ migration, thereby removing the need for interconnectivity between the new and legacy systems.
Speaking of the roll-out, Hytera chief operating officer, Martin Hucke, said: “Our system has settled in very well, and the regular operation is running [smoothly], as expected. Even a temporary high-capacity utilisation, for example, in an intensive operational situation, is mastered confidently by the system. Our team will take over the maintenance of the network in the coming years."
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Author: Philip Mason