Tetra | 2020-11-12

Teltronic Launches New Multi-Carrier Outdoor TETRA Base Station

Source: The Critical Communications Review | Gert Jan Wolf editor

The new compact MCBS can provide up to four TETRA carriers and achieve RF power of 40 Watt.

Today, Teltronic announced the new MCBS, an outdoor TETRA base station which, through the use of SDR (Software defined radio) techniques, provides up to four carriers in a single compact unit, offering the highest level of performance in a single, lightweight and compact device.

Thanks to the multi-carrier technology, the MCBS, with its 40W of RF Power, is able to offer the features of an indoor fixed base station in a single compact device that is prepared to operate outdoors without requiring civil works for its installation, which means a significant reduction in costs and deployment time. In addition, it allows different configurations to adapt flexibly to any number of subscribers and system traffic load.

Furthermore, operation and maintenance tasks are also simplified as the MCBS is configured and monitored completely remotely from the NEBULA infrastructure Network Management System, which incorporates a set of tools that allow supervising its status in real time, monitoring the activity of the network users, having access to statistics and alarm troubleshooting. All this, added to its low consumption, means significant savings in OPEX.

Similarly, the increase in the number of radio resources available in a TETRA zone is greatly simplified, as it does not require any hardware upgrade or a visit to the site, but only the incorporation of licenses to activate new carriers.

"With this development, Teltronic shows that we keep our commitment to TETRA technology and our NEBULA infrastructure, incorporating into our portfolio a new product that is the result of hours of intense work by our R&D engineers and offers unique performance and capabilities in the radio communications market," explained the company's CEO, Juan Ferro.