Nokia has been selected as the sole supplier of a digital TETRA professional mobile radio system for Nanjing Metro Corporation in Jiangsu province, China.

The Nokia system will provide TETRA voice and data service to staff operating Nanjing Metro's urban rail system, which serves the city of Nanjing's six million inhabitants.

Under the agreement, Nokia will provide DXTip switching equipment, TETRA base stations, a Nokia dispatcher workstation and a large number of TETRA terminals. Nokia will also provide implementation and training services. The equipment has been delivered, and implementation is underway for system launch in the second half of this year. Implementation is being carried out in cooperation with the system integrator Shanghai Railway Communication Equipment Factory, which will also provide data applications based on the Nokia DXTip switching platform.

Nokia is a leading supplier of TETRA networks and terminals and has demonstrated a capability to deliver multi-switch TETRA networks with the ability to provide all TETRA services uniformly countrywide. Special features include: top-class communication security, fast group calls, sophisticated emergency call functionality, prioritized calls, advanced messaging and data communication services, including packet data. The open interfaces of Nokia TETRA solutions enable seamless integration to command and control systems.


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