Tetra | Lte | 2018-02-13

Teltronic to Deliver TETRA Radio Communications for First Light Rail Transit System in Indonesia

Source: The Critical Communications Review | Gert Jan Wolf editor

The company will provide a full solution including hand portable and mobile radios, infrastructure and a next generation command and control system specially tailored to the requirements of the transportation market

Teltronic, part of Hytera Group, has been selected by systems integrator PT. Mobinet Indonesia to supply a complete TETRA communications solution for a light rail transit project (LRT) in the city of Palembang, which is planned to be the first one in operation in Indonesia.

The LRT will provide a vital transport link for the Asian Games, scheduled to be held in the country in the summer of 2018.

The contract will see the provision of infrastructure, including a switching control node, mast-mounted base stations (MBS) and a CeCo TRANS, a next-generation command and control system specially tailored to the requirements of the transportation market.

The solution also includes STP9000 hand-portable radios, SRG3900 mobile radios, and the railway-regulations-compliant RTP-603 onboard units, equipped with RCC-3000 8” colour touchscreen user interfaces – robust and highly configurable.

"We are delighted to participate in this project, which will be Indonesia’s first operational light rail transport system,” said Josep Jonch – Teltronic’ Sales Director for Transportation in APAC.

“Our solution in the Palembang LRT will facilitate operational efficiency and will improve the security of the passengers. The system will also allow our customer to accommodate further expansions for future requirements, including the upgrade a hybrid TETRA-LTE solution in the future.